Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Eleven newly appointed Judicial officers including ten of the High Court and one of Court of Appeal who had retired, have been sworn in at the State House in Entebbe, on a function officiated by President Museveni.
Acting Chief Registrar Isaac Muwata administered the oath to the Judges undertaking to do their work to all manner of people, without favour, affection or illwill.
Five other Justices who are already in active service, but were elavated to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal respectively, have also been recognised by the appointing authority and did not have to repeat the oath.
In his speech, the President implored all the 16 newly appointed Judicial Officers to do their work and stop corrupt tendencies that makes the population lose confidence in them, as well as ruin the reputation of the Temple of Justice.
Presided over the swearing-in of new justices of the Court of Appeal and judges of the High Court at State House Entebbe. I congratulate the new justices. It is good to see the younger ones taking over. I have been here for a while and seen the evolution of these institutions. pic.twitter.com/Cg3rqbfnv4
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) March 23, 2018
Supreme Court-Justices Richard Buteera and Paul Mugamba.
Court of Appeal- Stephen Musota, Christopher Izama Madrama, Percy Night Tuhaise and Ezekiel Kurabiraho Muhanguzi(who had retired).
High Court-Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa, Alex Mackay Ajiji, Conelia Kakooza Sabiiti, Tadeo Asiimwe, Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya, Jane Francis Abodo, Musa Sekaana, Joyce Kavuma, Emmanuel Baguma and Richard Wabwire.