By Roland Byarugaba
President Museveni has appointed three judges to the Supreme Court, Mbarara News understands
In a letter dated 31st October 2021, President Museveni appointed Justice Madrama Christopher Izama, Justice Musota Stephen and Justice Elizabeth Musoke as Supreme Court judges.
“In exercise of powers vested in the president by Article 142(i) of the Constitution, I have acting on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission appointed justices of the Supreme Court,” the instrument dated October, 31 reads in part.
In the same vein, the president has also appointed the NRM director for legal affairs Oscar Kihiika to the Court of Appeal.
The names have since been sent to parliament for vetting.
The names of the appointed judges have been sent to the Speaker of Parliament for vetting.