JSC selects 20 judges for Environment and Land Court


[Source: Daily Nation, by Sam Kiplagat]

The Judicial Service Commission has recommended appointment of 30 judges to fill the same number of vacancies at the Environment and Land Court and the Employment and Labour Relations Court.

The commission advertised the positions on February 22 and received 229 applications for the former and 160 applications for the latter court.

Sixty three and twenty nine candidates, respectively, were shortlisted for interviews that took place from July 9 to August 8.

The Environment court is of the same status as the High Court and currently has 33 judges who sit in 26 counties.

Judges recommended for appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta are:

Environment and Land Court

  1. Mboya Oguttu Joseph
  2. Naikuni Lucas Leperes
  3. Mwanyale Michael Ngolo
  4. Makori Evans Kiago
  5. Addraya Eda Dena
  6. Kimani Lilian Gathoni
  7. Kamau Joseph Mugo
  8. Wabwoto Karoph Edward
  9. Koross Anne Yatich Kipingor
  10. Gicheru Maxwell Nduiga
  11. Mogeni Ann Jacqueline Akhalemesi Anam
  12. Ongarora Fred Nyagaka
  13. Christopher Kyania Nzili
  14. Mugo David Mwangi
  15. Cheruiyot Elizabeth Omange
  16. Omollo Lynette Achieng’
  17. Washe Emmanuel Mutwana
  18. Nyukuri Annet
  19. Murigi Theresa Wairimu
  20. Asati Esther

[Full article: Daily Nation, by Sam Kiplagat]


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