The interviews for the twenty high court judges previously scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed to Monday, October 3rd.
Judiciary chief registrar Anne Amado has explained this in a statement dated September 19th.
According to the Judicial Service Commission, the postponement would provide Time for fair hearing complaints regarding the exercise.
“Having reviewed the complaints lodged and responses by the candidates, the JSC resolved that affected candidates, the JSC resolved that affected candidates be accorded a fair hearing and given an opportunity to provide better particulars and clarification as required by the Commission,” she stated.
“In fulfillment of the constitutional requirement for public participation in appointment to state offices, resolved to carry out stakeholder engagement to get the perspective of stakeholders on the recruitment and selection to enrich the process.
The Judicial Service Commission shortlisted 104 persons to fill the 20 vacancies.
Among those shortlisted for the judges include Ng’ania Melissa, Dorcas Oduor (secretary, of public prosecutions and the principal deputy to the Director of public prosecutions, Prof.Sifuna Nixon Wanyama, Dr. Githiru Freda Mugambi, Winfred Osimbo Lichumba, and Dr.Ogama Damaris Were.
Douglas Ogoti, Lawrence Mugambi, and Elizabeth Juma are also seeking promotion from the anti-corruption court criminal division.
The JSC Secretary Anne Amadi stated the interview would run from October 3 to November 3 at the JSC office Boardroom, Reinsurance Plaza, Taifa Road Nairobi.
The JSC has also called upon members of the public to bring forth any relevant information concerning candidates who made it to the shortlist.