The Commission notified the general public of the vacancies, invited applications from qualified persons and published the list of the applicants in the mainstream media.
Thirteen candidates applied for the position but the judicial service commission only shortlisted ten candidates ahead of their interviews.
The shortlisted candidates include:
1. Justice Said Chitembwe.
2. Professor Patricia Mbote.
3. Justice Martha Koome.
4. Justice Marete Njagi.
5. Philip Murgor.
6. Justice Nduma Nderi.
7. Fred Ngatia.
8. Justice William Ouko.
9. Dr Wekesa Moni.
10. Alice Yano.
The interview process started on Monday 12 April and came to an end on Friday 23 April, in the meantime Kenyans are eagerly waiting for their new Chief Justice with various speculations in the public court of opinion.
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