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Vocal DP Ruto ally finally admitted to the bar

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei was on Thursday admitted to the bar as an advocate by Chief Justice David Maraga.

The outspoken lawmaker was among 109 lawyers who were officially ordained as professional legal practitioners.

Cherargei sat for his Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE) at Kapsabet Boys’ High School in 2006 and later graduated with a Law degree from Moi University (2011).

He enrolled for a post-graduate diploma in Law at Kenya School of Law in 2016 and elected Nandi senator the following year.

This comes four months after Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed was also admitted to the bar during the second day of admissions.

The CS was among the 198 advocates admitted by Maraga at the Supreme Court.

CJ Maraga also presided over the admission of 24 renowned advocates to the Roll of Senior Counsel, a highly prestigious rank in the legal profession.

They include Narc Kenya Party leader Martha Karua, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka, Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo, Philip Murgor, Fred Ngatia, Kioko Kilukumi, Kiragu Kimani, Judy Thongori, O.M. Nagpal, Abdikadir Hussein Mohamed Fackson Wainaina Kagwe, Bravin Kumar, Rautta Athiambo, Charles Gatonye and Mohamed Nyaoga.

Albert Mumma, Beauttah Alukhava, Taib Ali Taib, Zehrabanu Janmohamed, Wilfred Nderitu, Patricia Mande, Dorcas Oghong Odour, John Ohaga and John Magwiti also made it to the list of Senior Counsels.

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    Written by James Mulanda

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