Johnson Gicheru

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Johnson Evans Gicheru is a Kenyan lawyer and a former Chief Justice of Kenya.[1] He retired on 27 February 2011.

Early career[edit]

Early in his career, he worked a Senior State Counsel in the Office of the Attorney General and as an administrative officer in the Office of the President. Justice Gicheru was appointed a Judge of the High Court in 1982 and on 8 June 1988 he was appointed to the Court of Appeal. During this time he was appointed chairperson of a judicial inquiry into the death of Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Ouko. The commission was disbanded before publishing its findings.[2] His tenure as Chief Justice begun on February 21, 2003.

Personal life[edit]

Mr. Justice Gicheru is married to Mrs. Margaret Gicheru and they have 7 children.[3]

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