President Uhuru Kenyatta has chosen Noordin Haji to replace Keriako Tobiko as the Director of Public Prosecution.
The DPP selection panel had shortlisted three applicants including Lucy Kambuni and Jacob Nyakundi.
Noordin is the son of Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji. He has had a career spanning many years at the National Intelligence Service and is currently a senior director.
Uhuru announced his DPP pick via Twitter on Tuesday saying he had also asked the National Assembly to vet Paul Kihara for the position of Attorney General.
Tobiko is now Environment Cabinet Secretary while Githu Muigai resigned as Attorney General other interests.