On January 13, 2014 by admin

Screen-Shot-2014-01-13-at-1.19.05-PM-280x234  Ms Anne AtienoAmadi was  sworn in on 13th January 2014. This is after Chief justice Dr willy Mutunga has appointed Ms Amadi to take on chief registrar of judiciary position after sacking Gladys boss shollei over allegations of financial impropriety. The appointment has brought mixed reactions to the public.

Amadi was serving as the secretary to the JSC before he was appointed to this powerful position of registrar she has also served as an advocate of the high court since 1989 and a co-owner of Amadi and Associates. She is also served as a coordinator of national legal aid awareness program in kenya.
On the other hand Gladys Shollei was serving as depute Chief electoral officer at the interim Independent Electoral commission (IIEC). His mandate was to restore public confidence to the electoral body. She served this position for 2 years from 2009-2011 before she moved to chief registrar position where she served for 2 years again before she was fired by chief justice for gross miss conduct and financial impropriety.
On the other hand her successor Ms Ann Amadi practiced law privately in Mombasa county for 6 years since 1997-2003, after serving as a magistrate in the judiciary again for 6 years since 1991-1997. From 2003 to 2008 she served as a depute executive director and head of litigation for Federation of Women lawyers FIDA.
Due to her desire to study environmental law Gladys Shollei joined Nairobi University to study environmental law, then moved to Cape Town to study Master in maritime environmental law, and achieved Doctorate in law from university of Ghent in Belgium.
Ms Amadi has trained and practices Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), mediation to be specific. She has excellent skills in report production, strategic planning, result base management and research coordination the human rights based Approach to programming. With this and many more the Chief Justice thinks its enough to run the powerful position of Chief Registrar.

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