President Uhuru and Raila.
Former prime minister of Kenya Honerable Raila Odinga has reacted to the swearing in of new Kenyan Chief Justice. Lady Justice Martha Koome has been sworn in as the chief justice starting Today. She is holding a record of becoming the first female President of the judiciary after taking over from David Maraga. Maraga retired early this year anfter making history of being the first Chief Justice to overturn a presidential election In Kenyan history. He threw Uhuru and his allies under the bus in 2017 after a successful pettition by Odinga and his allies.
Well, Martha Koome is taking over at the time when Building bridges initiative report is causing tension in the country. Will she overcome the tension? Well, we will just have to wait and see how things will play out.
Justice Koome. Photo courtesy.
Several leaders have congratulated Koome. Among them is deputy president William Ruto and Elgeiyo Marakwet senator Honerable Kipchumba Murkomen who has hailed her as astrong lady fit for the job. We wish her all the best in her career and drive at the helm of the judiciary system.
Here are some reactions.
" The only way to know if she is independent is if she will move with speed to throw the BBI Judgement appeal out of the window" posted Deric.
"Congratulations to her. In Uganda the CJ is hand picked by someone unlike that side where the CJ applies and is publicly vetted." Posted Denis.
"Histories should add value to lives of citizens and netizens, majority of kenyans morale is down Baba." Posted David.
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