Garissa Township Member of Parliament Aden Duale has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for nominating Noordin Mohamed Haji for the position of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
Uhuru made the announcement on Tuesday through his tweeter page.
Haji who is the son of Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji, takes over from Keriako Tobiko.
Tobiko was recently appointed the Cabinet Secretary for Environment.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Duale who is also the majority leader in the National Assembly congratulated the president on behalf of the Muslim community.
"Many Thanks to President @UKenyatta for nominating Noordin Mohamed Haji as the nominee for the position of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), second holder of the office under the 2010 constitution. Hongera Rais on behalf of the Muslim community," the Jubilee legislator tweeted.
Uhuru chose Haji from a list of three nominees that was handed to him by the selection panel on Friday.
The nominee's name has been forwarded to the National Assembly for vetting.
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