Many people have been waiting for Martha Karua's statement after it emerged that Martha Koome would walk into the paths of history as the first female Chief Justice. Martha Karua is one of the most influential legal figures in the country. She has set her own records too by being a Minister for Justice and being conferred Senior Counsel title.
Many had mooted Martha Karua to become the country's third Chief Justice under Kenyan Constitution (2010). For reasons she did not make public, she never applied for the position. Instead another Martha has now clinched the position. Martha Karua is also a strong defender for women empowerment and Kenyans were curious what she would make of the momentous announcement.
Well around midnight Martha Karua made her statement concerning the same. Martha Karua using the hashtag #CongratulationsMarthaKoome thanked the judicial service commission for unanimously approving Martha Koome. She also highlighted how this moment was of signifance to the country. She finally wished her namesake the best as she serves the nation as the head of judiciary.
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