The University of Nairobi takes immense pride in the recent appointment of Frida Boyani Mokaya, an esteemed alumna, as the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary. This prestigious role not only underscores her remarkable legal expertise but also serves as a testament to the institution's commitment to nurturing exceptional professionals who contribute significantly to Kenya's legal landscape.

Mokaya's journey at the University of Nairobi laid the foundation for her illustrious career. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree , a testament to her dedication and academic excellence. Furthering her pursuit of knowledge, she is currently a candidate for a Master's Degree in Law from the same esteemed institution, exemplifying her commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.

With over 27 years of experience in the legal profession, Mokaya has garnered a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Registrar of the Judicial Service Commission since 2012, a position that allowed her to contribute significantly to the efficient operation of the commission.

Mokaya's legal career has been marked by a series of notable achievements. She joined the Judiciary in 1997 and served in various capacities, including District Magistrate, Resident Magistrate, Senior Resident Magistrate, and Principal Magistrate. Between 2011 and 2012, she held the position of Senior Principal Magistrate, further solidifying her expertise and leadership in the legal domain.

In addition to her impressive academic and professional accomplishments, Mokaya is an active member of several esteemed organizations, including the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA), the International Association of Women Judges-Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (ICPSK), and the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA). Her involvement in these organizations demonstrates her commitment to professional development, networking, and contributing to the legal community.

As the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, Mokaya will assume the role of Chief Administrator and Accounting Officer, overseeing the efficient management of day-to-day operations, human resources, and support services within the Judiciary. Her appointment is a testament to her leadership abilities, administrative acumen, and unwavering dedication to upholding the principles of justice and fairness.

The University of Nairobi extends its heartfelt congratulations to Frida Boyani Mokaya on this remarkable achievement. Her appointment as the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary is not only a personal triumph but also a source of pride for the institution, as it showcases the caliber of professionals it produces. The University remains committed to nurturing exceptional legal minds and contributing to the continued advancement of Kenya's legal system.