Chief Justice Martha Koome presided over the swearing-in of the Chairperson and Members of the Kenya Law Reform Commission, a semi-autonomous agency under the State Law Office.
The Chairperson, Ms. Christine Anyango Agimba was appointed by HE President Uhuru Kenyatta for a period of six years with effect from 1st August, 2022, while Dr. Mary Gaturu was appointed to be a member of the Commission for a period of five years by the. Attorney-General Justice (Rtd) Paul Kihara Kariuki, on 5th August, 2022.
Ms. Rose Janet Ayugi, Ms. Linda Musilivi Murila, Mr. Duncan Okello, Mr. Paul Musili Wambua and Mr Kiraitu Murungi who were previously appointed to be members of the Commission, on 13th December, 2019 also took their Oath of Office.
Dorcas Oduor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, who replaced Jacob Ondari was also sworn-in.
The CJ said that we should always bear in mind that through the 2010 Constitution, Kenyans chose the law as the means for re-engineering governance and ushering in social change in our country.
She explained that over the past decade, the Kenya Law Reform Commission has been at the centre stage of supporting this process of legal reconstruction to suit the dictates of the Constitution.