Three Names Dropped in the Race to Replace Maraga

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has shortlisted 10 candidates to be interviewed out of the 13 applicants who had shown interest in occupying the Chie Justice’s seat.

Three Names Dropped in the Race to Replace Maraga

Ten candidates for the Chief Justice seat are going to be interviewed in April by the commission after they have gone through public scrutiny.

In a statement by the Judiciary Secretary Ann Amadi, any member of the public with any complaints against any candidate will have until March 2nd to raise the matter with the Judicial Service Commission for the purpose of further inquiry.

Amadi maintained the commission will uphold integrity and professionalism throughout the exercise in order to ensure the one recommended for the position of Chief Justice will have good moral standing.

“The commission will publicize the list within 14 days as provided in the Judicial Service Act and will uphold professionalism and integrity throughout the process,” said Amadi.

The JSC Committee includes Prof Olive Mugenda, Acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, Attorney General Kihara Kariuki, Felix Koskei, Mercy Deche, Everline Olwande, Mohamed Warsame, David Majanja, Macharia Njeru, and Patrick Gichohi.

The Shortlisted Candidates Includes:

  1. Fred Ngatia
  2. Philip Murgor
  3. Prof Patricia Mbote
  4. Dr. Wekesa Moni
  5. Alice Yano
  6. Justice Nduma Nderi
  7. Justice William Ouko
  8. Justice Martha Koome
  9. Justice Said Chitembwe
  10. Justice Marete Njagi