President William Ruto has arrived to officially open the 16th Annual general meeting and Africa Prosecutors Association Conference in Mombasa.
The president and his entourage arrived at around 10:30 at the conference that has attracted participants from 43 African countries.
He was accompanied by Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Midavadi, Director od Public Prosecution Noordin Hajj, Solicitor general Kennedy Ogutu and Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Nassir among others.
Kenya is hosting the conference for the first time through the office of director of public prosecution (ODPP). The confernece will run from January 29 to February 2, 2023.
The theme of the conference is ‘Strengthening Co-ordination and Cooperation towards effective crossborder prosecution of Transnational organized crime.’
The Africa Prosecutors’ Association was established in 2003 to enhance cooperation between prosecution agaencies and authorities in Africa.
It also respond to rising transnational organised criminal activities in Africa, which undermine development, good governance, peace and stability on the African continent.