New DCI Boss To Be Sworn In Today

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The newly appointed Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) director Amin Mohamed Ibrahim will be sworn in today, Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at the Supreme Court buildings in Nairobi.

In a notice dated October 18, the Judiciary said Chief Justice Martha Koome will preside over the ceremony.
President William Ruto appointed Mr. Amin as the new DCI boss on October 14, 2022. This follows a vetting exercise of 10 candidates conducted by the National Police Service Commission, which forwarded its recommendations to His Excellency the President to make the appointment.

Before his appointment, Mr. Amin was the Director of the Internal Affairs Unit, mandated to investigate complaints against police.

Others who had been shortlisted for the job included Bernard Barasa Walumoli, Eliud Kipkoech Lagat, Gideon Nyale Munga, Esther Chepkosgei Seroney, and David Kipkosgey Birech.

The rest were Jonyo Michael Wiso, Nicholas Ireri Kamwende, Paul Jimmie Ndambuki, and Dr. Simon Mwangi Wanderi.

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