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JSC vice chair celebrates Phd in Mijikenda-themed party

Mombasa High Court Justice Eric Ogola gave the keynote speech

In Summary

• The feat took her some six years to achieve

The Deches greet Mombasa Senator Mohamed Faki
GRADUATION PARTY The Deches greet Mombasa Senator Mohamed Faki
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Helen Mlale with Joan Kioko, Mercy and Jessica Kututa
GRADUATION PARTY Helen Mlale with Joan Kioko, Mercy and Jessica Kututa
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The vice-chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission, Mercy Deche, on Saturday celebrated her long-awaited achievement of a PhD in law.

Deche, who graduated last December from the University of Nairobi, said the feat took her some six years. Her husband architect Arnold Deche and friends organised a Mijikenda-themed graduation party at the Voyager Beach Hotel.

Those in attendance included the presiding judge of Mombasa High Court Justice Eric Ogola, who gave the keynote speech, together with other members of the Bench. 

Also present were Mombasa Senator Mohamed Faki, Maritime Affairs PS Nancy Karigithu, Retired Justice Andrew Hayanga, Law Society Mombasa chairman Mathew Nyabena and his colleagues, as well as family and friends.

Advoate Jane Umara signs her congratulatory message
GRADUATION PARTY Advoate Jane Umara signs her congratulatory message
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Advocate Janet Katisya pens a congratulatory message
GRADUATION PARTY Advocate Janet Katisya pens a congratulatory message
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Justice Eric Ogola with Mercy and Justice Margaret Njoki Mwangi
GRADUATION PARTY Justice Eric Ogola with Mercy and Justice Margaret Njoki Mwangi
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Maritime PS Nancy Karigithu and Mercy
GRADUATION PARTY Maritime PS Nancy Karigithu and Mercy
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