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Chief justice David Maraga looking forward to a cool and peaceful retirement as he starts his terminal leave tomorrow



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Chief justice David Maraga is looking forward to a cool and peaceful retirement, the President of Supreme Court of Kenya starts his terminal leave tomorrow.

Last week on Friday, Justice Maraga whose term is coming to an end in January, indicated his willingness to facilitate a smooth transition of office to his successor.

“I am retiring very soon. I will be taking my terminal leave next Friday and come back January to hand over before I come back to Nakuru to rest in my home,” said Justice Maraga.

Chief Justice David Maraga.

Maraga was born in Bonyamatuta, Nyamira county  on 12 January 1951.

He studied law at the University of Nairobi and was awarded a Bachelors of law in 1977.

He obtained a Maters of law from the University of Nairobi in 2011.

He also holds a post-graduate diploma awarded in 1978 by the Kenya School of law.

The CJ started his law practice in Nakuru county where he was appointed a judge of the Nakuru High Court before relocating to Nairobi after 25 years of practice.

He later rose through the ranks to be appointed the President of the Supreme Court becoming the second Chief justice during the new constitutional dispensation.

We wish him the very best as he heads to retirement.

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