Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai resigns

Attorney-General Githu Muigai addressing the press in Nairobi. PHOTO: COURTESY.

Nairobi, KENYA: Prof Githu Muigai has resigned as Kenya’s Attorney General.

President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the resignation on Tuesday through his Twitter handle, thanking Prof Muigai for his service and replaced him with Judge Paul Kihara Kariuki.

“I have received with regret the resignation of Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai. I thank him for his service for the last six and a half years. I have nominated as his replacement Judge Paul Kihara Kariuki,” President Uhuru posted on his twitter handle.

Prof Muigai has served as the Attorney General for six and a half years having taken over from the current Busia Senator Amos Wako.

President Uhuru also announced that he has nominated Kennedy Ogeto as Solicitor General and appointed Njee Muturi as Deputy Chief of Staff.