Appointment of judges was done yesterday. Kenya has made an history in appointing a blind judge for the first time in the of history of Kenya.On Friday June 3, Dr Imaana Laibuta was sworn in as a first blind judge to the state house. The judge was sworn in after the president accepted his proposal.The ceremony was witnessed by the president and the chief justice,Martha Koome.
Dr. Laibuta claimed that he lost his eyesight due to a medical accident when he was currently a 22years old young man still in his first year of University. According to him ,he lost his eyesight while he was being treated for Malaria.He was treated with chloroquine and its poisoning leads to the loss of his eyesight.
Before his proposal to be a judge was accepted,he was serving as a commissioner at the Commission of Implementation of Constitution(Kenya).He has served as an advocate in the High Court of Kenya for 26years.He was also a law lecturer for 24 years and an examiner at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
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