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Kanini Kega on June 6 announced that the Jubilee faction allied to the Kenya Kwanza would hold a special NDC on July 22, 2023, at KICC.

The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal Court PPDT has issued conservatory orders blocking the Kanini Kega faction from holding a second Jubilee Party National Delegates Conference (NDC).

PPDT chairperson Desmond Nungo in an order on Monday, June 19 restrained the Jeremiah Kioni and Kega factions from issuing any communication on behalf of the Jubilee party until a case before the tribunal is heard and determined.

Nungo also blocked the Jubilee faction led by Kega from withdrawing from the Azimio la Umoja coalition. 

“That pending the hearing and determination of the Complaint and Applications filed herein inter parties, interim conservatory orders are hereby issued restraining all parties hereto and/or their representatives jointly and severally from issuing any communication and/or making any public representations on behalf of Jubilee party, and further staying communication dated 6th and 13th June 2023 issued by the 3rd Respondent and any other communication and/or decisions that may have been issued and/or taken by any of the parties hereto on behalf of Jubilee party during the pendency of these proceedings,” the order read in part.

File image of Jeremiah Kioni

This comes days after Kega announced that the Jubilee party faction allied to the Kenya Kwanza government would hold a special NDC on July 22, 2023, at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC).

The EALA MP in a statement contended that the Jubilee NDC that was hosted by former President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Ngong Racecourse on May 22 was unlawful