Justice Fatuma Sichale Sworn In As New Court Of Appeal Representative To JSC

    Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale has been sworn in as the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judiciary Service Commission (JSC).

    Sichale was sworn in by Chief Justice Martha Koome on Monday, replacing the outgoing Justice Mohammed Warsame who completed his second term.

    Koome expressed confidence in Sichale’s appointment adding that she will be needed to use her years of expertise in promoting an independent and transparent Judiciary.

    “I am certain you will be a valuable team player in the commission. Your 40 years in service is a rich addition which I’m sure will add value to the commission,” said Koome.

    Koome also thanked outgoing Warsame for his dedication to service through the years he has served in the office, terming him an integral player in the advancement of judicial independence.

    After taking oath of office, Justice Sichale expressed gratitude for being chosen to occupy the position, vowing to serve with diligence and integrity.

    “40 years ago I was on these same premises interviewing to be a district magistrate 2,” she said.

    “To be sworn in today is the pinnacle of one’s judicial career I undertake to work hard and diligently and to be of service to all, regardless of their position and stature.”