Chief Justice Martha Koome has made history after being sown in as the first female Chief Justice in Kenya. Koome was sworn in the presence of His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Judiciary headqueters Nairobi.
President Uhuru who has recently had troubles with judiciary after they termed Building Bridges Inniative (BBI) as an illegal bill had few words to Madam Koome as she warned her to work and partner with government in the right way. "Fanya haki tu na sisi hatutakua na shida na wewe", he said.
Uhuru's words of advice to Koome to work and partner with the government is an indication that he expects the new Chief Justice to be in support of the government inniatives on matters to do with economy, politics and government policies as Uhuru's term comes to an end late next year.
Justice Koome is married and according to Wikipedia she is 61 years old and could therefore serve judiciary in the next 9 years before reaches 70 years in line of the constitution of Kenya which says that Judges should retire at 70.
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