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Museveni appoints Owiny-Dollo as new Chief Justice

Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo, the newly appointed Chief Justice Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo, the newly appointed Chief Justice

 

KAMPALA - President Museveni on Thursday appointed Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo as the new Chief Justice, becoming the 13th Chief Justice since 1962 when Uganda got it's independence.

Likewise, Supreme Court Judge Richard Buteera was appointed Deputy Chief Justice. The two names have since been sent to Parliament for vetting.

Justice Owiny-Dollo has been the Acting Chief Justice since June 20 when then substantive Chief Justice Bart Katureebe retired upon clocking 70 years. 

 

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Published: August 21, 2020