On September 14 at State House Nairobi, former Chief Justice David Maaraga made a surprise visit at the swearing-in ceremony for the six new justices.
President William Ruto, who appointed the judges on Tuesday, September 13 after being sworn in, was present at the event.
“We have challenges in the time taken to concluded corruption and commercial cases, I request the Judiciary to support our administration in ensuring that corruption, commercial and land cases are adjudicated and concluded in a timely manner,” William Ruto said.
He added, “I’m aware that there’s need for us to support the Judiciary and in supporting the Judiciary we can’t only dispense justice but also make justice less complicated and more accessible. It is important that we have an efficient, independent Judiciary.” he stated.