The judiciary committee on elections (JCE) is holding a strategic meeting in Mombasa on their activities that entail training of its officers among them judges, magistrates, staff and personnel on matters election as judiciary prepares itself to effectively execute their mandate during next years general election.
The committee led by Justice Mohammed Ibrahim of the Supreme Court was established on 16th August 2021 by chief justice Martha Koome.
Speaking in Mombasa the chairman of the committee Justice Mohammed Ibrahim said judiciary committee on elections (JCE) is a standing committee of the judiciary whose objective is to advise the judiciary on administrative arrangements and measures for the efficient disposal of election related disputes.
Mohammed added that JCE also engages the judiciary on the information that needs to be developed and disseminated to the public on the avenues open to it for pursuance of electoral disputes and approaches to be employed. As time for next years poll approaches JCE anticipates an increase in election petitions but says its already working on human resource for efficiency. On the issue of changes on Election act, the committee said it will come up with proposals that will be sent to the national assembly
The eleven member committee consists among them Justice Daniel Musinga (vice chairperson) Justice Kathurima M’inoti, lady Justice Lydia Achodhe and Justice Robert Limo are answerable to chief justice Martha Koome.