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CJ Maraga announces transfer of Court of Appeal Judges

PRESS RELEASE. February 11, 2019.   TRANSFER OF COURT OF APPEAL JUDGES

With effect from 8th April, 2019

Chief Justice David Maraga wishes to announce the transfer of Court of Appeal judges as follows:

COURT OF APPEAL IN NAIROBI

NAME OLD STATION                     NEW STATION
1.     Hon. Mr. Justice William Ouko, (President) NAIROBI Not transferred
2.     Hon. Mr. Justice Erastus M. Githinji KISUMU NAIROBI
3.      Hon. Mr. Justice Phillip N. Waki NAIROBI Not transferred
4.      Hon. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja MALINDI NAIROBI
5.      Hon. Lady Justice Martha Koome MALINDI NAIROBI
6.      Hon. Lady Justice Hannah M. Okwengu KISUMU NAIROBI
7.      Hon. Mr. Justice Mohammed Warsame NAIROBI Not transferred
8.      Hon. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’Inoti (Director, Judiciary Training Institute) NAIROBI Not transferred
9.      Hon. Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale NYERI NAIROBI
10.  Hon. Lady Justice Jamila Mohammed KISUMU NAIROBI
11.  Hon. Mr. Justice Sankale. ole Kantai NYERI NAIROBI

 

COURT OF APPEAL IN MALINDI

NAME TRANSFERRED FROM TO
12.  Hon. Mr. Justice Alnashir Visram

 

Is currently serving in Malindi. Has been retained in Malindi N/A
13.  Hon. Mr. Justice S. Gatembu Kairu

 

NAIROBI MALINDI
14.  Hon. Lady Justice A.K. Murgor NAIROBI MALINDI

 

COURT OF APPEAL IN KISUMU

NAME TRANSFERRED FROM TO
15.   Hon. Mr. Justice A. Makhandia NAIROBI KISUMU
16.  Hon. Mr. Justice Patrick Kiage

 

NAIROBI KISUMU
17.  Hon. Prof. Justice Otieno-Odek NAIROBI KISUMU

 

COURT OF APPEAL IN NYERI

NAME TRANSFERRED FROM TO
18.  Hon. Lady Justice Roselyn   Nambuye

 

NAIROBI NYERI
19.  Hon. Mr. Justice Daniel Musinga                                                                                                  NAIROBI NYERI

 

 

Kindly note as follows:

1. The current deployment of Court of Appeal Judges is normal and routine.
2. The deployment has been done by the Hon Chief Justice in consultation with the President of the Court of Appeal.
3. The deployment is strictly in accordance with the Court of Appeal Transfer Policy that states that a COA judge will serve in one station for a period of two years.
4. The only Judges who were due for deployment but were not moved are Hon Justice Alnashir Visram (Malindi) and Hon Justice Phillip Waki (Nairobi) owing to their impending retirement later in the year. Though Hon Justice Erastus Githinji is also due to retire he has been moved from Kisumu to Nairobi.

Catherine Wambui
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS & COMMUNICATION

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