Meet Kenya’s Chief Justice who was born in Guyana and buried at Moi’s bridge

MILLER-SNR Cecil Henry Ethelwood Miller-PHOTO-COURTESY

Chief Justice, the late Cecil Henry Ethelwood Miller Sr, served from 1986 to 1989.

The native of British Guyana came here at the invitation of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, then Kenya’s Prime Minister, in 1964.

Kenyatta awarded Miller the Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS) in 1970, while retired President Daniel arap Moi appointed him judge of the Court of Appeal in 1978.

He became famous for chairing the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on former Attorney General Charles Njonjo in 1983.

He died on September 4, 1989 and was buried at his Moi’s bridge farm.

This article was published by the NAIROBIAN on September 28, 2017