Dates for CJ, Supreme Court Judge position interviews announced

By , K24 Digital
On Wed, 17 Feb, 2021 13:12 | < 1 min read
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A section of JSC members during a past session. Photo/PD/File
A section of JSC members during a past session. Photo/PD/File

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has announced the dates for interviews for the positions of Chief Justice (CJ) and Judge of the Supreme Court.

The interviews for the 10 shortlisted candidates for the position of CJ will begin on Monday, April 12 at the Supreme Court of Kenya building in Nairobi.

The JSC will interview a candidate per day with Justice Said Juma Chitembwe the first to face the panel.

The other nine candidates who have been shortlisted for the CJ post, in the order of their appearance before the panel are Prof Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Justice Martha Koome, Justice D K Njagi Marete, Senior Counsel Philip Murgor, Justice Mathews Nderi Nduma, Senior Counsel Fredrick Ngatia, Justice William Ouko, Prof. Dr. Dr. Wekesa Moni, and Alice Jepkoech Yano.

The candidates for the Supreme Court Judge position will be interviewed beginning, Monday, April 26 with Justice Said Juma Chitembwe.

The other eight shortlisted candidates for the Judge position in order of their appearance before the JSC panel are: Justice Martha Koome, Justice DK Njagi Marete, Justice Kathurima M'inoti, Justice Mathews Nderi Nduma, Justry Lumumba Nyaberi, Justice William Ouko, Joseph Kiplagat Sergon and Alice Jepkoech Yano.

JSS Secretary, Anne Amadi, has also urged members of the public to provide in writing any information of interest in respect to any of the shortlisted candidates.

The JSC panel comprises Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, Justice Mohamed Warsame, Mercy Mwara Deche, Patrick Gichohi, Prof Olive Mugenda, Attorney-General Kihara Kariuki, Felix Kiptarus, Macharia Njeru and Justice David Majanja.