Thursday July 19, 2018
Justice Remmy Kasule of the Court of Appeal and Constitutional Judge has been appointed to Supreme Court days ahead of the age limit ruling slated for July 26 in Mbale High Court.
High placed sources have imitated to this website the development saying “[Mzee appointed him [Justice Kasule] to join the Supreme Court bench.”
When contacted Mr Solomon Muyita the spokesperson to Judiciary, he said that, “I have heard that information from the media circles. We don’t have that information officially at the judiciary,” he said.
Muyita explained that the appointments of judges are directly communicated to Speaker of Parliament by the President adding that it’s only communicated to the Judiciary after a successful vetting process.
According to available information, the appointment of Justice Kasule has been communicated to Ms Rebecca Kadaga who also the heads Parliamentary Appointments Committee.
However Mr Chris Obore the Director of Communications at Parliament of Uganda denies receiving such information saying “I have no idea.”
Remmy Kasule is among the five judges in the consolidated constitutional petitions challenging the process and subsequent amendment of the Constitution.
Other judges include Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, Elizabeth Musoke, Cheborion Barishaki and Kenneth Kakuru.
The Constitutional Court will on Thursday July 26, 2018 deliver its judgement in the petitions filed by former presidential candidate Abed Bwanika, Mr Male Mabirizi and, Uganda Law Society, aggrieved citizens of Tooro sub-region and Members of Parliament.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website