DPP Keriako Tobiko resigns

In his address to the nation, President Uhuru Kenyatta said he had accepted the DPP's resignation.

Speaking during a special address to the nation while naming six members of the cabinet, President Kenyatta said he had accepted the DPP's prosecution.

"I accept the resignation of Keriako Tobiko as Director of Public Prosecutions," Kenyatta said.

Tobiko's name was forwarded by the President to be part of the new members of President Kenyatta's cabinet.

Mr Tobiko was the current holder of this office and the first under the new Constitution of Kenya having being first appointed in 2005.

He was re-designated as the Chief Public Prosecutor in August 2010 and appointed to head the independent constitutional office in June 2011.

He is also an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and formerly a lecturer at the University of Nairobi.

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