Editor's Review

The President presided over the swearing-in of six judges at State House, Nairobi on Wednesday, September 14.

President William Ruto on Wednesday, September 14, witnessed over the swearing-in of six judges at State House, Nairobi. 

Speaking after the exercise, the President said that he will respect the independence of the Judiciary to enable it to be effective in the delivery of its mandate.

“I want to assure you that my administration will respect the independence of the Judiciary and all the other institutions in a manner that makes them efficient to deliver on their respective mandates,” President Ruto said.

He said that it is important for the country to have an independent and efficient Judiciary calling for the support of the third arm of government so as to unlock the potential of the country. 

President William Ruto taking oath of office on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

The Head of State went ahead to say that he was looking forward to working with the Judiciary to move the country to the next level.

“Even I as the president I have limitations and I must respect those limitations. It is the rule of law not the rule of man,” The Head of State said.

He went ahead to ask the Judiciary to ensure that corruption, land and commercial cases are adjudicated and concluded in a timely manner.

The President congratulated the six judges upon taking their oath of office wishing them well as they took office.

The six include four Court of Appeal judges, Weldon Korir Kipyegon, Aggrey Muchelule Otsyula, George Odunga Vincent, and Prof. Joel Mwaura Ngugi, and two Environment and Land Court judges Makori Evans Kiago and Judith Cheruiyot Omange.