By Kamadi Amata
Attorney General Justin Muturi has been sworn as a commissioner of the Judicial Service Commission.
He was sworn in by Chief Justice Martha Koome at the Supreme Court buildings on Tuesday.
Speaking after taking his oath, Muturi assured his commitment to work and discharge his duties to his level best.
The event took place at the Supreme Court building.
The Attorney General, who is the chief government legal adviser, also approves all commercial contracts drawn by ministries, departments and agencies.
“May I assure you of my full and unwavering support and commitment towards the fulfillment of the role of the Commission,” he said.
CJ Koome on her part expressed confidence in Muturi’s deliverables, noting that he will be expected to managing astute relations between the Executive and the Judiciary.
“I am certain you will be a valuable team-player in the Commission and serve as a link between the Commission and the executive branch as we work towards the realization of the constitutional mandate of the JSC,” she said.
AG Muturi officially assumed office on October 27, 2022 after taking oath of office at State House Nairobi.
He took over from Paul Kihara Kariuki who had served in the docket from 2018.