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I Was Far Ahead of All Other Candidates; Says Senior Counsel Fred Ngatia

Many Kenyans had hope that the Senior Counsel Fred Ngatia could be eventually be picked as the Maraga's successor following his vast knowledge and experience in the legal profession.

However, the luck was never on his side as the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) settled on Lady Justice Martha Koome as the next president of the supreme and the name has already been forwarded to president Uhuru Kenyatta.

However, the senior counsel Fred Ngatia has protested the results claiming that he was the best candidate for the position of the position.

According to the information shared by Business Daily, Fred Ngatia claims that the JSC commissioners reduced his scores after receiving calls from powerful government officials from Mount Kenya region.

"Four commissioners from Mount Kenya reduced my scores after they were called by powerful people from the government," Fred Ngatia was quoted by Business Daily.

He also added that without the interference, he was far ahead of all other nine candidates who were also eyeing for the position.

" Without the intervention, I was far ahead of other candidates," he told Business Daily.The Judicial Service Commission has scheduled another interview beginning next Monday to recruit supreme court judge that would replace the retired Justice Jactone Ojwang.

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