In Summary
  • However, a source, who spoke to the Nation on condition of anonymity because he is not authorised to divulge the information, revealed that Ms Kambuni, Mr Ondari and Mr Noordin were the finalists.

  • At least 10 candidates were interviewed by the panel chaired by University of Nairobi’s law don Elizabeth Muli.

President Kenyatta will pick Senior Counsel Lucy Kambuni, deputy chief public prosecutor Jacob Ondari or National Intelligence Service Deputy Director Noordin Haji to be the new director of public prosecutions.

The three names were submitted to the president last Friday but the interviewing panel kept the list secret.

FINALISTS

However, a source, who spoke to the Nation on condition of anonymity because he is not authorised to divulge the information, revealed that Ms Kambuni, Mr Ondari and Mr Noordin were the finalists.

At least 10 candidates were interviewed by the panel chaired by University of Nairobi’s law don Elizabeth Muli.

The team conducted the interviews on Thursday and Friday before forwarding the three nominees to State House.

Other candidates interviewed included five from the DDP’s office, two from the Judiciary, Mr Noordin and Ms Kambuni.

The DPP office had Mr Ondari, fellow Deputy DPP Dorcas Oduor, Mr Nicholas Mutuku, Senior Assistant DPP Patrick Gumo and James Mungai Warui.

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