Justice Mumbi Ngugi

The recruitment of Court of Appeal judges started monday morning at Judicial Service commission (JSC) Secretariat, Re-Insurance Plaza, in Nairobi.

Justices Abida Ali-Aroni, Msagha Mbogholi, Aggrey Muchelule and Mumbi Ngugi were the first to be interviewed by the Commission.

The JSC is seeking to recruit 11 individuals to fill the position Court of Appeal judge.

Thirty five candidates are lined up for interview between June 17 and July 1. The Court of Appeal has an approved limit of 30 judges. It currently has 19.

On Tuesday the Commission will interview Justices Weldon Korir, Boaz Olao, Elijah Njagi and Maureen Onyango.

Justices Kariuki Mwangi, George Odunga, Stephen Radido and John Mutungi will face the panel on Wednesday.

The JSC had advertised for 11 posts in February and received a total of 113 applications.

The Commission is also set to interview sixty-three shortlisted candidates to for slots at the Environment and Land Division of the High Court between July 15 and August 5.

Twenty-nine candidates have also been shortlisted for interviews to available posts at the Employment and Labour Relations Division of the High Court


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