Philip Murgor

Senior Counsel Philip Murgor during the interview at his office in Ecobank Towers, along Muindi Mbingu Street, Nairobi on January 12, 2021.

| Kanyiri Wahito | Nation Media Group

Search for CJ: Philip Murgor is counting on his untiring zeal

What you need to know:

  • In 2020, Mr Murgor was conferred the Senior Counsel title in recognition of this distinguished service to the profession.
  • Mr Murgor as the public prosecutor during the Moi era pursued some cases that were viewed as contentious and politically motivated. 

That Senior Counsel Philip Kipchirchir Murgor is a candidate for the position of Chief Justice is not difficult to imagine. That he is a man of high ambition is somewhat obvious. In 2017, he announced his intention to vie for the country’s presidency but bowed out of the race.

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