10 interesting things about Chief Justice David Maraga you did not know 2017

David Maraga  full name is David Kenani Maraga was born in 1951, he hails from Bonyamatuta, Nyamira County.

1. Justice Maraga is the 14th Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and the President of the Supreme Court. He is currently leading a seven judge bench in determining the presidential election petition.

2. He was born on January 12, 1951 in Bonyamatuta, Nyamira County and schooled in Sironga District Education Boards (DEB) Primary School located at Bogichora in Nyamira County from 1961 to 1967 where he was awarded Certificate of Primary Education (CPE).

3. In 1968, he proceeded for his O-level education, the East African School Certificate at Maranda High School in Siaya County. Thereafter in 1972, he joined Kisii High School for the East African Advanced Certificate, A level at Kisii High School.

4. After graduation, he joined the Kenya School of Law and pursued a Diploma in Legal Practice ushering him into the skills and knowledge of law. In 1974, Maraga was a law student at the University of Nairobi and he was awarded a bachelor’s degree. Later, he obtained his Masters of Laws from the same University.

5. With the position of the Chief Justice age-limit of 70, Maraga will only serve for one term and the judicial service commission will interview applicants for his replacement.

6. Being a staunch Seventh Day Adventist has categorical he has said he cannot work on Saturday in line with his Sabbath day Adventist faith. He said he cannot compromise church for work.
 
7. Justice David Maraga is 65 years old as of 2017


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