100 000 Kenyans apply for Judiciary jobs
23 June 2015, 16:40
Nairobi - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has received close to 100 000 applications for the vacancies it advertised last month.
In a statement, JSC Chief Registrar Anne Amadi said the response from Kenyans following the advertisement was overwhelming, adding that the exercise will be guided by the principles of openness, transparency and fairness.
“The recruitment will also take into consideration merit, regional and gender balance as demanded by the Constitution and the Judicial Service Act, 2011,” Amadi said.
She warned the applicants against making any payments to any individuals who they think will assist them in getting the job.
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“JSC reiterates that this process will be fair, competitive and open and members of public should not make any payments to any individual to assist with the application.
“Every Kenyan deserves a fair chance and JSC invites every single person to desist from canvassing, inducing or exerting pressure of any kind whatsoever to the recruitment process,” Amadi noted.
She said anyone who will be found indulging in such acts will be disqualified.
Amadi revealed that JSC has invited the EACC and CID to help monitor the process to ensure that immediate action is taken against any suspicious dealings.
She also appealed for patience from both the applicants and the public to enable them handle the huge volume of received applications with integrity and professionalism.
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