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Take responsibility for misstatements - Ombudsman tells exam body

The Commission has recommended remedial action in favour of a complainant whose employment was ...

Compensate complainant for loss of opportunity: Ombudsman tells Ministry

The Commission has asked the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) to ...

Compensate employee for work injury - Ombudsman

The Office of the Ombudsman has asked a school to pay its employee an award occasioned by work ...

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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 service delivery in the public sector 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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