The Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice Florence Kajuju has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) as one of the four representatives of the African region.
The IOI is a global organization for the cooperation of more than 200 independent Ombudsman institutions from more than 100 countries worldwide.
A statement to newsrooms indicated that she has been elected for a term of four years. Kajuju will serve the Regional African Chapter alongside heads of equivalent ombudsman institutions of Angola, South Africa and Zambia.
The IOI supports its members through training, research and regional subsidies for projects. It is organized in six regional chapters (Africa, Asia, Australasia and Pacific, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America and North America).
Kajuju was elected during extra ordinary meeting of IOI members held at Ankara,Turkey.
By Joseph Ng’ang’a