In R vs. Kenyatta University ex parte Solomon Mumah, the applicant filed a judicial review application seeking an order of certiorari to quash the decision of the Respondent to dismiss him and an order of mandamus to compel the Respondent to reinstatement him to his previous job. In dismissing the Judicial Review application, Justice Odunga held that the mere employment by a public body does not inject any element of public law to the contract of employment. The Judge held that the dispute was purely a matter of private law. The judgment was delivered on 25th April 2013.
The Respondent was represented by Emmanuel Wetang’ula and Momanyi Nyaosi of Mohammed Muigai Advocates.