1.By confirmed Grant dated November 27, 2018upon Judgment dated October 11, 2018the estate of the Deceased herein was distributed between his two widows each to hold on her own behalf and on behalf of her children 5 acres each of LR. Abothuguchi/Katheri/1333.
2.Upon the death of the administrator Julia Kaguri Marete, the Co-administrator Tabitha Nyegere Marete has moved the Court by Summons dated July 12, 2022seeking principal order:-a)That the Honourable Court be pleased to Revoke/Annul the certificate of Grant issued on November 27, 2018to Tabitha Nyegere and Julia Kaguri due to the fact that Julia Kaguri is now deceased and that the grant be confirmed to the petitioner Tabitha Nyegera.b)That the Honourable Court do issue orders to allow the Petitioner to administer the estate in accordance to the judgment delivered on October 11, 2018since she if the only surviving administrator in the estate of the late Jeremiah Marete
3.Despite adjournment on 3 occasions on May 10, 2022, June 6, 2022and July 4, 2022, the Co- administrator Julia Kaguri’s son Julius Miriti who sought to respond to the application did not do so in person or by counsel.
4.Upon considering the matter, the Court finds merit in the application for reissue of the Grant of letter of Administration and to confirmed grant in the names of the surviving administrator Tabitha Nyerere in view of the provision of Section 81 of the law of Succession Act.
6.Being satisfied of the Judgment of the Court of October 11, 2018, the certificate of confirmed grant of 27/11/2018 issued to the applicant and the deceased as Co-administrators and on the strength of section 81 of the Law of Succession Act, the Court allows the application dated July 12, 2022 in terms of prayers (a) and (b) thereof so that a fresh Grant of Letters of Administration and confirmed Grant are issued to the surviving Administrator who shall administer and distribute the estate in accordance with the Judgment of the Court of October 11, 2018 and the Confirmed Grant to be issued in the same terms save that the share of the deceased shall go to the Estate of Julia Kaguri on behalf of herself and her children as set out in the Confirmed Grant of November 27, 2018.Order accordingly.