CJ APPOINTS MEMBERS OF NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE ON ANTI-CORRUPTION

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Members to serve in the National Council on the Administration of Justice Committee on Anti-Corruption ((NCAJ) have been appointed.

The Chief Justice Martha Koome, appointed the 13 members who are drawn from anti-graft agencies critical in the fight against corruption. The members are representatives of; Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and the Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Kenya Prisons Services, Witness Protection Agency, Office of the Attorney General and National Council on Administration of Justice.

The Council was formed in 2011, as a statutory institution bringing together policy and decision makers from Kenya’s justice sector under the Judicial Service Commission Act. It is a high-level policy making, implementation and oversight coordinating mechanism, and is required to hold at least four Council meetings per year.

The committee is mandated to identify the bottlenecks and challenges in the fight against corruption, and come up with solutions. Appointed members will serve for a period of a period of three years

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