The World Bank is pleased with the on-going court constructions. The Country Director of the World Bank, Diariétou Gaye observed that good progress is being made towards bringing justice closer to the people. While touring the Kigumo Law Courts, the country director was informed that the court construction is at 98% towards completion. The court is among 30 other courts being constructed/rehabilitated and are at various stages of completion. The construction/rehabilitation of the courts is supported by the World Bank whose outcome is to improve access to court and provide timely services to the public by the Judiciary. The Country Director was accompanied by Johan Mistiaen, WB Program Leader and Lead Economist, Task Team Leader for Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP), Nicholas Menzies, Project Coordinator-JPIP, Nancy Kanyago amongst others. The Senior Resident Magistrate, Hon. Agnes Mwangi was at hand to receive the guests and guided them on a tour of the new facilities.
World Bank Country Director Diariétou Gaye, (left) Johan Mistiaen, WB Program Leader being welcomed to Kigumo Law Court by Hon. Agnes Mwangi. Photos by World Bank. May 2017.
World Bank Country Director Diariétou Gaye, expresses her delight regarding the progress made on the construction of Kigumo Law Court. Photos by World Bank. May 2017.
Diariétou Gaye, World Bank Country Director (Second left) Johan Mistiaen, WB Program and Hon. Agnes Mwangi – SRM outside the Kigumo Law Court. Photos by World Bank. May 2017.
Diariétou Gaye, World Bank Country Director (centre) and her delegation being shown the new court room at Kigumo Law Court. Photos by World Bank. May 2017.
Kigumo Law Court in 1963. Photos: Kigumo Law Courts files.
Kigumo Law Court in 2016. Photos by JPIP
Kigumo Law Court in 2017. Photos by JPIP