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 careerEdit

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 lifeEdit

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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2012-12-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Robert Ouko back on the Prowl, by Warukuru, Wanjohi, New African, Issue 439, April 2005 retrieved 25-08-2014
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