Mbita constituency member of parliament Milly Odhiambo has revealed her next move after Raila's possible presidency in 2022. While discussing at the floor of the house about Justice Martha Koome's appointment as chief justice, she opened up on her intention to go for the top seat and become the first lady to be the Kenyan head of state.According to her, women have proved their potential as she congratulated Mrs Koome over her new powerful position. She disclosed that the new CJ was her role model as she taught her about the family law. She compared herself with Koome on their shared passionate on women and children rights and endorsed her appointment.The MP went further and cautioned about haunting the deputy chief justice. She insisted that Mrs Philemona Mwilu should not be disturbed simply because there are now two women holding top powerful positions in the judiciary. She gave an example of several offices being occupied by a man who is also being deputised by a fellow man amid cheers from her female colleagues in parliament.In the same discussions, MP Kimani Ichungwah went hard on Jubilee's secretary general Raphael Tuju when he advised Mrs Koome not to be intimidated by them. He also urged her to defend other judiciary officers against threats from what he referred as state house busybodies.
MP Kimani IchungwahHe also appeared to condemn Mr Tuju's earlier pronouncements on the relationship between the judiciary and the executive when he argued that interdependence does not mean dependency on the executive. in an interview,Tuju had brought up the discussions as he suggested that immediately the judges make their rulings,they need police guards and drivers to take them home.
New appointed president of the Judiciary Martha KoomeIchungwah holds that the judges security is not a privilege but their right according to the constitution as he told Koome to defend justice and the rule of law without favours. In the end, the lawmakers approved the appointment of Mrs Koome to take over the judiciary after David Maraga.￼
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