The SCOOP (Ep. 8) with Willy Mutunga

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This week on the scoop , HON. DR. Willy Mutunga Born 16-06-1947 in Kitui Kenya, Dr. Willy Munywoki Mutunga is a Kenyan lawyer, intellectual, reform activist. He is also the Chief Justice of Kenya and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya. On 13 May 2011, the Judicial Service Commission of Kenya recommended to President Mwai Kibaki that he appoint Mutunga to be chief justice of Kenya. After consulting with Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kibaki appointed Mutunga, and the National Assembly of Kenya approved the appointment on 16 June 2011. He was sworn into office on 20 June 2011. Because of Kenya’s mandatory retirement age of 70, Mutunga must leave office no later than 16 June 2017

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