President William Samoei Ruto today appointed the six judges that were nominated for an appointment some time ago by the Judicial Service Commission.
Immediately after his inauguration, President Ruto kicked off his official duties by signing two separate gazette notices appointing four Court of Appeal judges and two Environment and Land Court judges at State House, Nairobi.
The Court of Appeal Judges appointed by Dr. Ruto are Korir Weldon Kipyegon, Muchelule Aggrey Otsyula, Odunga George Vincent and Prof. Joel Mwaura Ngugi.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 166(1) of the Constitution of Kenya, I, William Samoei Ruto, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint –Korir Weldon Kipyegon, Muchelule Aggrey Otsyula, Odunga George Vincent, Joel Mwaura Ngugi,” read part of the gazette notice signed by President Ruto appointing the appellate judges.
The two Environment and Land Court judges appointed by the Head of State are Makori Evans Kiago and Cheruiyot Omange Judith Elizabeth.