Application For The Job Of Chief Justice Closed Today, 1 of thefront runners


Village Elder
Appeal court justices William Ouko and Martha Koome as well as Senior Counsel Fred Ngatia are among thirteen applicants who have expressed interest in the position of the Chief Justice.
The position which fell vacant on after former Chief Justice David Maraga exited office on January 11 on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 has attracted two other judges: Justices D.K. Marete and Mathew Nduma.
Others according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) are Prof Otinga Mare, Prof Moni Wekesa, Alice Jepkoech Yano, Prof Patricia Mbote, lawyer Philip Murgor, Said Juma Chitembwe, Otondi Ontweka and Brian Matagaro.