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Noordin Mohamed Haji Jubilee Senator's son appointed as new DPP

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Uhuru has forwarded the name to the National Assembly for approval.

play Noordin Mohamed Haji arrives at Public Service Commission offices in Nairobi on March 8,2018 for the interview for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions. President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Noordin Mohamed Haji as the next DPP. (Nation Media Group)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Noordin Mohamed Haji as the next Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

"I have conveyed to the National Assembly the nomination for vetting and approval of Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki as Attorney General; and Noordin Mohamed Haji as Director of Public Prosecutions,"  President Kenyatta stated.

Mr Noordin is the son to Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji.

He is in line to replace Dr Keriako Tobiko who was nominated and subsequently appointed as the Environment Cabinet Secretary.

play Noordin Mohamed Haji arrives at Public Service Commission offices in Nairobi on March 8,2018 for the interview for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions. President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Haji to be the next DPP. (Nation Media Group)

 

The DPP selection panel had shortlisted three applicants to replace Tobiko.

The team settled on Lucy Kambuni, Jacob Nyakundi, and Noordin Haji.

Haji previously served as the National Intelligence Service Deputy Director.

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