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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,28TH MARCH 2018-Paul Kihara Kariuki has been sworn in to officially begin his term as attorney general .He becomes the seventh Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya.
A son to Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji, Noordin, becomes the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Kariuki replaces Githu Muigai who tendered his resignation to the President last month and Noordin succeeds Keriako Tobiko who is now the Cabinet Secretary for Environment.
The two appointees received Parliament’s approval just this morning with the legislators expressing confidence in their competence.
on his side Minority Leader John Mbadi urged Kariuki – as chief legal advisor – to advise the government to respect court orders.
Majority Leader Aden Duale on his part said that Haji need to perform his duties without fear and confront grand-corruption and incitement.
Kahara and Noordin Both of them took their oaths of office in the presence of President Uhuru Kenyatta at a ceremony held at State House, Nairobi.