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Youngest, only female lawyer Melissa,steals show during the presidential petition hearing

Youngest and only female Lawyer during the presidential petition hearing at the supreme court

The presidential petition is one that has brought to attention the stark lacking of women in the Supreme Court proceedings.

However, a young lady by the name Melissa Ng’ania stepped forward during the fourth day of the proceedings when Uhuru’s lawyers countered opposition leader Raila Odinga’s claims that the presidential election was rigged in Uhuru Kenyatta’s favour.

Melissa Ng’ania was the youngest and only female lawyer to represent President Uhuru Kenyatta argued substance for the respondent.

According to information obtained in the Law Society of Kenya website, Ng’ania Melissa works for Wairegi Gatetua and Associates. She was admitted to the bar in 2011 and has practised law for five years.
Nelson Havi of Havi &Co. congratulated her in a statement, “Kudos to Mellisa Ng’ania, youngest and only female lawyer in the presidential petition. A Product of Havi & Co.”

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