President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice Martha Koome presided over the appointment and swearing-in ceremony for the thirty-four judges. During the ceremony, six Judges were not gazetted despite being recommended by the Judiciary Service Commission. Kenyans reacted to this move by President Uhuru requesting him to consider the three Judges.
Today, as reported by Citizen television, Doctor Gikenyi has emerged with disturbing news over the Judges' appointment. Doctor Gikenyi has filed a case challenging the appointment of thirty-four judges.
As reported by citizen television "Petitioner files case challenging the appointment of the 34 judges Dr. Gikenyi wants the Court of Appeal to nullify the appointments. Gikenyi also wants the court to order for compensation of the 6 affected judges"
During the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Justice honorable Lady Martha Koome, she assured Kenyans she will stand with the Judiciary so that to reduce the backlog of cases. Doctor Gikenyi's move will land Uhuru's camp in headache.
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