We heard this case on 21st October 2016 and in view of its obvious urgency, adjourned for judgment today 27th October 2016. The plaintiff by his writ dated 27th September 2016 claims as follows:-
1. “A declaration that on a true and proper interpretation of articles 42, 43, 45 (c) and 51 of the Constitution 1992, the function of the 1st Defendant under article 45 (c) of the Constitution, “to conduct and supervise all public elections and referenda” implies a duty to conduct such elections in a free, fair, transparent and credible manner.”
2. A declaration that, on a true and proper interpretation of article 51 of the Constitution, 1992, the power of the 1st Defendant under Article 51 by constitutional instrument to make regulations for the effective performance of its functions under the Constitution or any other law implies a duty to make regulations that promote free, fair, credible and transparent elections.
3. A declaration that by the combined effects of Article…