Why IEBC was wise to hire PLO Lumumba as their lead counsel

This is why the former anti-corruption head remains unmarched inside the courts of law.

With statements such as "The schizophrenic jurisprudence with which the petitioner trioxidated the submission is gastrocnemius" the Advocate of the high court left mouths ajar with his lingustical prowess.

But this is not news.

Even before his time as the Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba had already made a name for himself when it came to mastering different languages and making ample use of them.

The question is, what makes him so clever?

It's of no doubt that the man of law is well learned. He attained his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Law at the University of Nairobi, followed by a PhD in the Laws of the Sea at the University of Ghent in Belgium.

However while books could make a man understand the concept of law, it's the experience and exposure that garners prowess in a proffession.

Dr Lumumba is a seasoned man in his career courtesy of the many positions he has held in various important offices.

This is the work experience part of his curriculum vitae.

1991 - To Date

Lecturer of Law - University Of Nairobi

1989 (Part) - 1990 

Assistant Lecturer, University Of Nairobi

Part-Time Lecturer, United States International University - Africa (Business Law) - Undergraduates

Part-Time Lecturer, Dynamic School Of Accountancy (Law For Accountants)

Lecturer In Law - Kenya School Of Law (Post-Graduate Diploma Class)

1987 - 1989   

Law Practice: M/S Otieno Lumumba & Co. Advocates

Part-Time Lecturer (Law For Accountants) Kenya College Of Accountancy, Nairobi

1986 - 1988 

Waruhiu & Muite Advocates, Nairobi

In 2010  former President Mwai Kibaki appointed him Director of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. He served from September 2010 to August 2011 when he was voted out.

Dr Lumumba also continued serving as the Trustee and the Executive Director of the African Institute of Leaders and Leadership, Nairobi, Kenya

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