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Kenya’s new CJ has never taken a bribe

23 September 2016, 09:24

Nairobi - Kenya’s new CJ, Justice David Maraga has never taken a bribe in his career.

During his vetting by the JSC, the former Court of Appeal judge also took his stand against abortions.

A staunch member of the Seventh Day Adventist church, Justice Maraga said he would not work on Saturdays unless it was an emergency.

Read Also:BREAKING: Maraga nominated Kenya's new Chief Justice

Prof Tom Ojienda, a commissioner with the JSC and who sat in the interview panel said they selected Justice Maraga because “he emerged best by the categories that were set out by the JSC .”

The 65-year-old judge was among 11 judges shortlisted for the job by the Judicial Service Commission.

Watch the interview here:

- News24


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