Justice Daniel Musinga has been sworn in as the new President of the Court of Appeal. Musinga took an oath of office in Nairobi Friday morning at a ceremony presided over by Chief Justice Martha Koome.
Soon after the administration of the oath, Musinga assumed office, with former Court of Appeal President Justice William Ouko handing over the instruments of powers to his successor. Justice Ouko has since been promoted to the country’s apex court, the Supreme Court.
Justice Musinga was elected to the office on May 24, 2021.
“There shall be a President of the Court of Appeal who shall be elected by the Judges of the Court of Appeal from amongst themselves.” Article 164(2) of CoK 2010:
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He becomes the third President of the Court of Appeal after Justice Kihara Kariuki (Now Attorney General) who was the first President, and Justice Ouko who succeeded Kariuki.
Court of Appeal has 20 Judges: D. Musinga, R. Nambuye, W. Karanja, H. Okwengu, M. Warsame, A. Makhandia, P. Kiage, G. Kairu, K. M’Inoti, A. Murgor, F. Sichale, J. Mohammed, S.oleKantai, M. Mbogholi, H. Omondi, M. Ngugi, F. Tuiyott, P. Nyamweya, J. Lesiit, K. Laibuta.
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