High Court faults Uhuru over delay in appointing judges

Justice Lydia Achode. The High Court has faulted President Uhuru Kenyatta for delaying to appoint 41 judges who were set for promotion. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The judges declared that President Kenyatta is bound by the recommendations made by JSC on persons to be appointed and the failure to make the appointments is a violation of the Constitution as well as the JSC Act.

  • Mr Njenga sued the Attorney-General while JSC and Chief Justice David Maraga were listed as interested parties.

The High Court has faulted President Uhuru Kenyatta for delaying to appoint 41 judges who were set for promotion.

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