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Justice Bart Katurebe Retires as Chief Justice

Bart Katureebe has handed over office to his deputy Alfonse Owiny-Dollo who will serve in acting capacity (PHOTO/Courtesy) Bart Katureebe has handed over office to his deputy Alfonse Owiny-Dollo who will serve in acting capacity (PHOTO/Courtesy)

 

KAMPALA—The Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo has temporarily assumed the office of the Chief Justice pending the appointment of a substantive holder of the third arm of government.

The former Chief Justice, Bart Magunda Katureebe handed over the office peacefully on Monday morning after five years at the helm of the judiciary upon clocking the mandatory retirement age.

“I wish to take this opportunity to thank you all collectively and individually for the
cooperation and support you have rendered to me, and the Judiciary as an institution during my tenure in office. It has indeed been a great honour and privilege to work with you all,” Katureebe said in a short letter of appreciation to stakeholders

“I believe that together we have registered some achievements in the Administration of Justice in the Country. I would urge all to extend the same support to the in-coming Chief Justice,” said Justice Katureebe.

 

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Published: June 20, 2020