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A thorn In The Side.

A source of continual irritation or suffering. That is what the Justice, Cohesion and constitutional affairs minister Mutula Kilonzo has seemed to become in the days and weeks since Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto were pronounced as having to stand trial by the ICC in the Hague. The minister was incensed by the two’s fighting remarks in the face of Chapter 6 of the constitution- which deals withthe integrity of public officials stating that they must, among other issues, act in a manner that brings honour to the nation and dignity and promote public confidence in the integrity of the offices they are holding- saying that it will not halt their presidential ambitions.

But Kilonzo refuses to back down even as some in his party called for his dismissal from the powerful Justice ministry for embarrassing them with his contradictory remarks and ruffling feathers from within his Wiper Democratic Movement (formally ODM K) after disagreeing with the Party Director Presidential aspirant and Dep…