Members of the public registering during the launch of the Commission’s Nyahururu Regional Office, 1 March 2022.
Hon. Florence Kajuju

Hon. Florence Kajuju is the Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) and Ombudsman of the Republic of Kenya. She is also the President of the African chapter of the International Ombudsman Institute and the Secretary General of the African Ombudsman & Mediators Association. She also serves as a board member to the African Ombudsman Research Centre based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.

She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with more than 26 years of experience at the Bar. She holds an LLB degree from the University of Nairobi, a postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Leadership and Governance at Mount Kenya University. 

Prior to her appointment as Ombudsman, she served as a Member of the National Assembly. She also participated in the constitution-making process as the Vice Chairperson of the Law Society of Kenya for which she was recognised and awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear in 2011 by then President Mwai Kibaki.