President Uhuru Kenyatta appoints 34 judges, rejects six


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President Uhuru Kenyatta has finally appointed the judges who were recommended by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) more than two years ago.

In a Gazette Notice dated June 3, the Head of State appointed 34 judges from the 41 who had been nominated by the JSC.

Kenyatta declined to appoint Justices Weldon Korir, Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga and Prof. Joel Ngugi.

The nomination of two other candidates; Makori Evans Kiago and Judith Omange Cheruiyot, was also declined.

The names of the rejected candidates have been referred back to the commission.

Here is the list of the 34 judges who have been appointed:

Judges of the Court of Appeal

  1. Msagha Mbogholi
  2. Omondi Hellen Amollo
  3. Mumbi Ngugi
  4. Francis Tuiyott
  5. Nyamweya Pauline Nyaboke
  6. Lesiit Jessie
  7. Kibaya Imaana Laibuta

Judges of the Employment and Labour Relations Court

  1. Baari Christine Noontatua
  2. Gakeri Jacob Kariuki
  3. Keli Jemima Wanza
  4. Mwaure Ann Ngibuini
  5. Matanga Bernard Odongo Manani
  6. Rutto Stella Chemtai
  7. Kebira Ocharo
  8. Kitiku Agnes Mueni-Nzei
  9. Nderitu David Njagi

 

Judges of the Environment and Land Court.

  1. Mboya Oguttu Joseph
  2. Naikuni Lucas Leperes
  3. Mwanyale Michael Ngolo
  4. Addraya Edda Dena
  5. Kimani Lilian Gathoni
  6. Kamau Joseph Mugo
  7. Wabwoto Karoph Edward
  8. Koross Anne Yatich Kipingor
  9. Gicheru Maxwell Nduiga
  10. Mogeni Ann Jacqueline Akhalemesi
  11. Ongarora Fred Nyagaka
  12. Christopher Kyania Nzili
  13. Mugo David Mwangi
  14. Omollo Lynette Achieng’
  15. Washe Emmanuel Mutwana
  16. Nyukuri Annet
  17. Murigi Theresa Wairimu
  18. Asati Esther

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