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Parliament vets newly-appointed judges

By Vision Reporter

Added 11th October 2019 10:56 AM

Three of the judges, including IGG Irene Mulyagonja, were appointed to the Court of Appeal while 12 were posted to the High Court.

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Three of the judges, including IGG Irene Mulyagonja, were appointed to the Court of Appeal while 12 were posted to the High Court.

PARLIAMENT

By Steven Turyarugayo

KAMPALA - Parliament Friday vetted the judges who were recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni to the Court of Appeal and High Court.

Following the appointment this month, the President wrote to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, to approve the judicial officers.

Three were appointed to the Court of Appeal while 12 were posted to the High Court.

Justices Monica Mugenyi Kalyegira, Muzamiru Kibeedi Mutangula and Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja are the three appellate court appointees.

The dozen High Court judge choices are: Vincent Mugabo Emmy, Immaculate Busingye, Jane Okuo, Isaac Muwata, Jesse Byaruhanga Rugyema, Isah Serunkuma, Jeanne Rwakakooko, Susand Abinyo, Esta Nambayo, Victoria Katamba Nakintu Nkwanga, Boniface Wamala and Philip Odoki.

The vetting is handled by Parliament's Appointments Committee in the South Committee Room.

 hh Justices Irene Mulyagonja (left) Monica Mugenyi Kalyegira

 

 hhh Waiting: Vincent Mugabo Emmy and Mulyagonja

 

 hhh Monica Mugenyi and Immaculate Busingye share a light moment

 

 hhh Muzamiru Kibeedi Mutangula on the left in the waiting area

 

 hhh Monica Migenyi faced the appointments committee

 

 hhh So did Muzamiru Kibeedi Mutangula

 

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