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Joseph Koome Kenyan New IG clarifies no relations with Chief Justice Martha Koome

Inspector General of Kenyan Police Joseph Koome who was Sworn in yesterday has clarified that he is not in any way related to Chief Justice Martha Koome as alleged by some people.

His remarks comes shortly after his swearing ceremony which was presided over by Chief Justice Martha Koome.

Some Kenyans had claimed that the Chief Justice was related to Inspector General following his nomination by the president.

"Once in a while,I look into the social media when I want to follow on gossip.Last night there was a talk,a discourse on the social media that Koome(Japheth) was to be sworn in by Koome (CJ).Alot of issues but interesting discussion that CJ is a about a wife and a husband,brother and sister,but that is not the case",IG Koome stated.

"I have no blood relations with the CJ.It is only that she is married to one Kenyan Koome Kiragu and i am Koome Nchebere I thought I should make that clear our fellow Kenyans",he added.

In Appreciating her efforts the IG however described Chief Justice as a good mentor to Kenyans due to her unwavering dedication in facilitation of justice systems in the country.

In her response to the matter,Chief Justice Koome stated that 'Koome' is a common and a popular name in Meru community just like any other name.

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