UHURU KENYATTA’S ICC LAWYER DIES AT NAIROBI HOSPITAL

President Kenyatta's lawyer Evans Monari passes away after a long term illness

UHURU KENYATTA’S ICC LAWYER DIES AT NAIROBI HOSPITAL
The late Evans Monari (photo courtesy )

Evans Monari, who is one of the lawyers in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legal team at the International Criminal Court, has passed away.He succumbed after a long battle with multiple internal organs complications.

The senior advocate died on Monday evening, October 4, 2021, while he was receiving treatment at the Nairobi hospital .He had been admitted to the hospital Intensive Care Unit for four weeks.

Lawyer Monari during a court proceeding.photo courtesy 

According to the family, they could not settle the medical bill and his health insurance company had denied footing it.Consequently to this the family had organized a fundraiser to raise money for his medical bill, which had accrued to ksh 16 million at the time.

Until his demise, Monari was an advocate of the High Court of Kenya .He was also a partner in Coulson Harney, Advocates, where he was The Head of Dispute Resolution and Arbitration.

Apart from representing Uhuru at ICC, Monari also represented former police Commissioner Hussein Ali and former Head of civil service Francis Muthaura at the Hague Based Court.Monari also acted for Uhuru during 2017 presidential petition at the supreme court.