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November 20, 2018

5-Minute-Interview: I simply love being indoors with my dear family

Roba Jarsan Jara is a court assistant at the Malindi law courts.
Roba Jarsan Jara is a court assistant at the Malindi law courts.

I'm good at....helping the needy and guiding litigants on court procedures.

I'm very bad at......working with lazy people.

The last book I enjoyed reading is......A Man of the People by Chinua Achebe.

A common misconception of me is…....I am unapproachable.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is….when my first child was born, that same day I received a transfer letter.

One of my worst childhood fears was…...a beating by my mum.

My ideal night out is.......I love being indoors with my dear family.

In moments of weakness I........pray and leave everything to God for He knows what is best for me.

In another life I would have been.......a businessman.

The best age to be…...35.

The best part of my job is…..when I assist litigants on matters of court process and ensure that they are satisfied.

In a nutshell my philosophy is......Do not do unto others whatever is injurious to yourself.

My idea of perfect happiness is…......knowing God.

Living people I most admire……my beloved mother Madina Garbo Jarso, former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, President Uhuru Kenya and US President Barack Obama.

My greatest achievement is....……having a loving family.

If I was a politician, I would…..walk the talk, fight corruption and will serve people regardless of their ethnicity and religious background.

My greatest regret is……I cannot tell it here.

My greatest possession is…..my beautiful wife Amina Kanchora.

My favourite author is……Chinua Achebe

If I was to die in five minutes, my last words would be….God forgive my transgressions and remember me in Your Kingdom.

Roba Jarsan Jara is a court assistant at the Malindi law courts.

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