JSC to declare vacancy in the office of Chief Justice Monday

Written By: Eric Biegon

The Judicial Service Commission is set to begin the process of recruitment of a new Chief Justice and head of the judiciary following the retirement of David Maraga early this week.

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In a statement to newsrooms Friday evening, the part-time constitutional commission says it shall commence this process by publishing the notice declaring a vacancy in the office of the chief justice on Monday next week.

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“Following the publication of the notice the search for a candidate, the recruitment process and its attendant timelines, will be governed and conducted in accordance with all the relevant provisions of the constitution and the law.” JSC said in the statement

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To this end, the commission sought to assure the public that the recruitment of Maraga’s successor will be conducted “in a professional, transparent, and a fair manner,”

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