Central Bank Governor Professor Njuguna Ndungu.
By SAM ALFAN.
Central Bank Governor Professor Njuguna Ndungu has failed to secure confidential document that were exchanged by Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission and Chief Justice touching on matter pending before court.
Justice Odunga termed the application as premature and lacks merit and dismissed the application and said chief justice and nation media group were not parties to the matter.
CBK boss moved to court through his lawyer seeking orders to compel Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission to provide him with documents that has exchanged with Chief Justice touching on matter pending before court.
The governor through his lawyer Donald Kipkorir told Justice George Odunga, during the hearing of the application that the commission has refused to surrender the correspondence between it and the Chief Justice, saying that the court has the power to issue compelling orders against EACC.
The lawyer said that EACC has caused publication in one of the local daily accusing a high court judge of having issued an order stopping the prosecution of the CBK governor.
Mr. Kipkorir said that his clients need the documents to commence contempt proceedings against the commission.
He said the correspondence are materials his client want to look at so as to determine his rights been violated.
The matter was filed under certificate of urgency and Justice Odunga certified the application as urgent and directed the same be served upon EACC.
Lawyer kipkorir told the court that the Attorney General has not served them with submission and were directed to serve within seven days and matter to be mentioned on 23 0f June before justice Odunga to take the hearing date for the petition