May 23, 2024

Faith Odhiambo elected new LSK president

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Faith Odhiambo elected new LSK president

Lawyer Faith Mony Odhiambo is the new President of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

Lawyer Faith Mony Odhiambo is the new President of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).

Odhiambo clinched the seat after beating four other candidates to emerge as the winner in elections held on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

According to the results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Odhiambo won the election after garnering 3,040 votes while her closest competitors Peter Wanyama and Carolyne Kamende had secured 2,122 and 910 votes respectively.

Bernard Kipng’etich and Njoki Mboche secured 877 and 482 votes.

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Odhiambo has been serving as the LSK Vice President having secured the position in 2022. She is also a partner at Ombok & Owuor Advocates LLP.

Odhiambo will now succeed Eric Theuri who has served as LSK president since March 2022.

She will serve for a non-renewable two-year- term.

During her campaigns, Odhiambo received a huge boost after former prime minister and ODM party leader Raila Odinga endorsed her candidature.

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