JSC postpones interviews for High Court judges

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 06:33 | By
JSC postpones interviews for High Court judges
JSC postpones interviews for High Court judges. PHOTO/Courtesy

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has rescheduled interviews of High Court judges that were to start Tuesday, September 20.

In a statement dated September 19, JSC Chief Registrar Anne Amadi said the interviews will now be conducted from October 3 to November 3. Interviews will be conducted  at  JSC Office boardroom, Reinsurance Plaza, Taifa Road. 

Interviews have attracted three senior prosecutors, President William Ruto’s lawyer in the just concluded presidential election petition Melissa Ng’ania and 46 magistrates.  Commission will be seeking to fill 20 vacancies in the office of Judge of the High Court with over 100 applicants shortlisted for the job. Shortlisted candidates include President of Kenya Magistrate and Judges Association Derrick Kuto, Magistrates Representative to JSC Emily Ominde, Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrates Douglas Ogoti, Lawrence Mugambi and Elizabeth Juma.

Others are Chief Magistrates Francis Andayi and magistrates Achieng’ Pamela, Adika Harrison, Musa Sajide and Ambasi Njeri. Prosecutors shortlisted include Secretary of Prosecution Services in  Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Dorcas Oduor, Alexander Muteti and James Warui.

Former polls agency  Vice-Chair Lilian Mahiri-Zaja has also been shortlisted.

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