JSC nominates Philomena Mwilu as Deputy CJ

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Lady Justice Philemona Mbete Mwilu at Supreme
Lady Justice Philemona Mbete Mwilu at Supreme Court on October 3, 2016 where she was interviewed for the position of deputy Chief justice. JSC has nominated her for the post. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

The Judicial Service Commission has nominated Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu for position of Deputy Chief Justice.

Justice Mwilu is a Court of Appeal judge. She has served in the Judiciary for 32 years.

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During an interview by JSC, she said she supported polygamy “as long as there is peace in the family”.

She also said that if appointed she could ask for the docket of corruption as she was best suited to fight the vice..

“I will set systems in place, strengthen them and also set others to prevent corruption,” she said.

At the same time, she asked the JSC to increase the number of women in the Supreme Court to three.


Source Daily Nation

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