Chief Justice David Maraga recommends 11 new Judges to the Court of Appeal

Chief Justice Maraga has submitted a shortlist of 11 new judges to be appointed to the Court of Appeal

A total of 35 new applicants had applied for the positions and were each interviewed for the position. This brings total number of new judges serving at the Courts of Appeal to 30.

Speaking at a press briefing, Maraga confirmed that having considered all factors and circumstances, the Judicial Service Commission saw it right to appoint the 11 judges

However a section of lawyers is not pleased with the list. Law Society of Kenya for instance has come out to oppose the list claiming that the JSC threw out their recommendation to have lawyers included in the appointments.

The shortlisted candidates have been forwarded to the president for ascension. they include

  • Justice Odunga George Vincent
  • Lady Justice Ngugi Grace Mumbi
  • Justice Odunga George Vincent
  • Justice Korir Weldon
  • Justice Msagha A Mbogholi
  • Justice Tuiyott Francis
  • Lady Justice Omondi Hellen Amolo
  • Lady Justice Nyamweya Pauline
  • Justice Muchelule Aggrey Otsyula
  • Justice Kibaya Imaana Laibuta
  • Justice Joel Mwaura Ngugi

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