Isaac Rutto elected JSC vice chairperson

Monday, June 10th, 2024 18:02 | By
Isaac Rutto
Isaac Rutto. PHOTO/@IsaacRutoGov/X

Former Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto has been elected the vice chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

He was elected to the position unanimously by JSC members in an election held on June 7, 2024.

"The Members of the Judicial Service Commission unanimously elected Hon. Isaac Kiprono Rutto, EGH as the Vice Chairperson of the JSC in a meeting held on 7th June 2024," JSC said on Monday, June 10, 2024.

He is a representative of the public in the Commission having been appointed on June 15, 2023, pursuant to Article 171 (2) (h) of the Constitution.

"He is a seasoned leader with more than thirty years of excellence and a champion of good governance across all sectors including the National and County Governments. Hon. Rutto espouses values of inclusivity, accessibility and responsiveness in leadership and management," JSC stated.

Rutto's profile

Rutto previously served as Governor of Bomet County between 2013 and 2017 and as the Chairperson of the Council of Governors.

He also served as a Member of Parliament for Chepalungu Constituency between 1998 and 2002 and from 2008 to 2012.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, Sociology and Political Science from the University of Nairobi.

He takes over from Macharia Njeru whose term at the commission expired in May 2024.

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