Embu Law Courts now joins ten other courts in the regions to operationalise Court Annexed Mediation.
Following the successful implementation of mediation in Nairobi since 2016, the Judiciary earmarked ten other counties to have CAM operational.
Last year, The Chief Justice David Maraga gazetted Practice Directions to guide the roll out of CAM in ten counties namely, Eldoret, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Kisii, Machakos, Garissa, Embu, Kakamega and Embu.
Justice Aggrey Muchelule who led the team in Embu noted that this alternative form of dispute resolution will help in clearing backlog of of civil related cases
During a courtesy call on the Embu County Government, the Deputy Governor County, Mr Kariuki Njeru welcomed thanked the Judiciary for introducing mediation in the region noting that it will help to unclog the many land cases in courts
During the roll out in the regions, internal and external stakeholders who included advocates, court users committee members, mediators, county leaders, media, community leaders and members of the public were sensitized on court annexed mediation.