How JSC arrived at MARAGA’s name as the Chief Justice - UHURU’s 2017 political matrix00:00
... hand in the nomination of Maraga as the next Chief Justice albeit indirectly.
The source said during the JSC retreat at The Hague, this week, Attorney General, Prof Githu Muigai was constantly receiving calls from President Uhuru Kenyatta and his handlers.
The source said Uhuru wanted Maraga appointed as the CJ so that he can endear himself to the Abagusii community.
The Kisii region is expected to be one of the most contested regions because it is considered a ‘swing region’ for the two major coalitions.
It has originally been an opposition stronghold but with the appointment of Maraga, the political dynamics may change in favour of Jubilee Party.
A number of Kisii leaders have already congratulated Maraga after he was nominated for the position of Chief Justice.
Kisii Governor, James Ongwae, was the first to congratulate Maraga.
The Kenyan DAILY POST
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