Left to Right: Paul Gadenya, Joyce Kavuma and Jutice Christopher Madrama
In response to complaints by the Judiciary over shortages of judges, President Yoweri Museveni has appointed 14 judges to the Court of Appeal and the High Court.
The clerk of Parliament yesterday wrote a notice inviting Members of Parliament on the appointments committee, to attend a session in which they will vet the presidential nominees.
The judges appointed to the Court of Appeal include; Justice Christopher Madrama, Justice Stephen Musota, Justice Percy Tuhaise and Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi who recently retired upon clocking 65 years of age.
Those appointed to the High Court Bench include; Chief Registrar, Mr Paul Gadenya, Chief Magistrate Joyce Kavuma, deputy registrars; Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya, Alex Ajiji, Tadeo Asiimwe and Emmanuel Baguma.
Others appointed to the High Court are; High Court advocate Musa Sekaana, Richard Wabwire, state attorney, Ms Jane Abodo, and Ms Cornelia Sabiiti, the former executive director of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).