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Latest News

Job Vacancy - Research and Investigations Officer

CAJ seeks to recruit a qualified Research and Investigations Officer
Details of the position are ...

Ombudsman Challenges Government to Repossess Grabbed Prison Land

The Office of the Ombudsman has challenged the Government to repossess grabbed prison land to ...

PRESS STATEMENT FEB 2014 - Ineptitude and Sloppiness Will Compromise Security in Baringo County

Press Statement for Immediate Release
Ineptitude and Sloppiness Will Compromise Security in Baringo ...

Ombudsman Recommends Disciplinary Action Against Police Officers

The Commission on Administrative Justice has recommended disciplinary action against five police ...

About us

The Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ), also known as the Office of the Ombudsman is an independent commission established by the Commission on Administrative Justice Act 2011 pursuant to Article 59 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya.

The CAJ is mandated to address all forms of maladministration, promote good governance and efficient public service delivery by enforcing the right to fair administrative action. We investigate abuse of power, manifest injustice and unlawful, oppressive, unfair or unresponsive official conduct.

As our slogan goes, ‘Hata Mnyonge ana Haki’ (the weak or disadvantaged have rights too).  The Swahili of old said “Mnyonge Hana Haki” (the weak or disadvantaged have no rights). It is not so under the Constitution of Kenya 2010. 



The Commission consists of three Commissioners :1. Chairperson – Com. Otiende ...

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Case Handling

Case Handling

We strive to achieve a positive outcome that is satisfactory to both the Complainant (you)

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Activities and Events

Activities and Events

The Commission has so far visited 11 Counties to enhance compliance with CAJ mandate.  The main goal

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