Kenyans will judge my legacy – Maraga

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PHOTO:LOLWE TV/Chief Justice David Maraga

Chief Justice David Maraga has said his legacy and tenure at as the head of Judiciary will be charged by Kenyans.

Maraga said Kenyan and others are best placed to judge his time ahead of January 2021 when he is expected to attain 70 years ahead of retirement.

Maraga was speaking at Migori High Court in Migori town on Wednesday when he made an impromptu meeting to check progress of the court.

He said he received the mantle of leadership from Willy Mutunga who he said did well to establish a number of things and placed infrastructure.

Maraga said he will not publically talk about his advisory to President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve parliament over failure to enact the third gender rule.

He said currently lack of infrastructure to curb spread of Covid-19 and shortage of staff have affected work.

He said in Migori rooms for the new court were designed before Covid-19 outbreak which has seen workers work in shifts.

He said judiciary will check status of a new court in Macalder town to hire a magistrate to ease residents seeking justice in the expansive Nyatike sub-county.

Maraga was the first Chief Justice to annul the first presidential election not only in Kenya and but entire Africa.

By Basil Okoth