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BREAKING: Kenya About To Have The First Lady Chief Justice

In a short press conference, JSC chairman has announced that they have unanimously recommended lady Justice Martha Koome as the next chief justice. Her name has been forwarded to the president for approval and thereby will be submitted to the national assembly for vetting.

Martha who is currently a judge at the supreme Court of Kenya,will succeed Maraga to become the first woman chief justice.

Koome has 33 years legal expirience and a Masters degree in law from University of London . In 2016 she tried her luck for the position of deputy chief justice with no success.

She was the third candidate to be interviewed for the position. The nine contestants she faced off against are: Said Chitembwe, Prof Patricia Mbote, Justice Marete Njagi, Philip Murgor, Justice Nduma Nderi, Fred Ngatia, Justice William Ouko, Dr Wekesa Moni and Alice Yano.

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