Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai has resigned.
Prof. Muigai who is the custodian of the State Law office, handed his resignation to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, February 13.
In his place,the president has since nominated Judge Paul Kihara Kariuki who will take the seat after approval by the National Assembly. He also nominated Kennedy Ogeto for the position of Solicitor-General and Abdikadir Hussein Mohammed as Ambassador to South Korea.
Breaking the news on his official twitter account, President Uhuru Kenyatta expressed his gratitude to the outgoing Attorney General for his service to the country and made known the appointment of his replacement. The President also wished him the best in his professional career.
Until his resignation, Prof. Githu Muigai served as Attorney General for six and a half years since August 2011.