JKUAT Law Scholar Appointed to National Crime Research Centre

Dr. Judith Oloo

Dr. Judith Oloo, a JKUAT don has been appointed to the Governing Council of the National Crime Research Centre (NCRC). In a Gazette Notice No. 12443, by the Attorney General, Dr. Oloo was appointed alongside two others to serve the agency for a period of three years.

The NCRC, a parastatal under the Ministry of Interior is mandated to carry out research into the causes of crime and its prevention; and disseminate the research findings and recommendations to the government agencies concerned with the administration of criminal justice and other stakeholders.

 “This appointment puts the JKUAT school of law at the forefront of making contribution in matters criminal justice and research in the country. I believe Criminal Justice is an important component of human rights,” Dr. Oloo observed.

Through her new role she hopes to ensure a fair and just world for women and children which she said, is her passion.

In a congratulatory message, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi lauded Dr. Oloo on her appointment saying it is a true reflection of her passion and efforts in her profession and the impressive level of expertise she has set.

“We believe that you will make a real difference in your new field of unearthing causes of crime in Kenya, and deliver best results that will leave a lasting impression,” Prof. Ngumi affirmed.

Dr. Oloo is the head of the Public Law Department and a key member of the committee of Post Graduate courses, in particular, LLM program at the school and a mentor to many students. She was recently selected as one of the 100 laureates of French African Young Leaders Program, 2021.

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