Justice Martha Karambu Koome was today, Friday May 21st sworn in as the country’s new Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya at a historic ceremony witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta among other dignitaries at State House, Nairobi.
Justice Koome becomes the 15th Chief Justice and the first female to ascend to the highest judicial office in Kenya’s history.
Governor Ngilu congratulated Koome as she took office as the first female to ascend to the highest judicial office in Kenya’s history.
“The Hon. Chief Justice Martha Koome, Congratulations once again. The Sky is no longer the limit. Next for the girl child is the Attorney General’s position and the leadership of Parliament. Na hata hii ya Urais boys wakikaa vibaya tunachukua…” Ngilu posted on her twitter account