LSK Council Pays A Courtesy Call On EACC
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) management met with the Council of Law Society of Kenya (LSK) at EACC offices at Integrity Centre. The EACC management team was led by EACC Chairperson, Archbishop (Rtd) Eliud Wabukala who was accompanied by Vice-Chairperson, Commissioner Sophia Lepuchirit and other Commissioners and the Secretary/CEO Mr. Halakhe Waqo.
The LSK delegation was led by the Vice President Ms. Harriette Chiggai who was accompanied by LSK CEO Ms. Mercy Wambua. Also in attendance were Council members represented from various counties. In her statement, Ms. Chiggai expressed the need to engage as institutions so that we can work together and develop a roadmap on the way forward.
She drew attention to various ways in which the two institutions can partner and ensure there is synergy in the fight against corruption. These include working with EACC in developing distinguished training programmes, having the participation of EACC during their Legal Aid programmes and partnership during the Annual LSK Conference.
The Chairman Archbishop (Rtd) Eliud Wabukala in his remarks thanked the Council members for calling on EACC and appreciated their efforts to reach out and offer their support to the Commission even as they sought support for and pledged his support by ensuring that EACC will be on the forefront to offer LSK the support they require.
The CEO, Mr. Halakhe Waqo promised the LSK that the Commission is willing and able to give support especially in the upcoming LSK Justice Cup Tournament that will be held on 28th July, 2018. The event being an annual soccer tournament entitled Justice Cup brings together over 40 teams drawn from stakeholders involved in the administration of justice, including judges, magistrates, auctioneers, advocates, law students, the police, parliamentarians, human rights NGOs companies and media houses from around the country.
This years theme being Kicking out CorruptionÃ‚Â, the Commission has lent support in terms of a soccer team that consists of EACC Staff members as well monetary and moral support to appreciate the aim of the Justice Cup which is bringing professionals together in fun sporting activities and create avenues for interaction and collaborations amongst the various legal and justice entities.
EACC Executive Management and LSK Council Members pose for a group photo during the courtesy call at Integrity Centre