Profile: Judge Alnashir Visram

Judge Alnashir VisramJustice Alnashir Visram is one of the six candidates seeking to replace Dr Willy Mutunga at the helm of the Judiciary.

The 66-year old judge was born and brought up in Kisii, Kenya.


Justice Alnashir Visram is an alumnus of Kisumu Boys High School and the University of Nairobi.

In 1972, he graduated as the pioneer class of the newly established Faculty of Law of the University of Nairobi and was admitted to practice law in Kenya in 1973.

In 1975, he relocated to Canada and enrolled for a second degree in law at University of British Columbia graduating in 1978. In 2006, he graduated with a Master’s degree in international law from the University of Nairobi.


In 1978, he took up a job at the Aga Khan University-Pakistan for three years.

1980, he became the CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Kenya, a job he held until 1992.

More at the source: Citizen TV Kenya


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