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Hundreds Send Off Judge Tinyinondi

Minister Kahinda Otafiire laying a wreath on the casket of Judge Tinyinondi

Hundreds of mourners on Saturday flocked Kaharo Trading Centre in Kaharo Sub-county for the final send-off of  prominent judge, more about Justice Gideon Tinyinondi.

Justice Tinyinondi was a retired High Court Judge and was last year, adiposity one of the two appointees as commissioners on the Uganda Human Rights Commission.

The deceased was described by mourners as a principled judge who stood for the truth.

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Judge Tinyindondi was buried in his forest near his home

Judge Tinyindondi was buried in his forest near his home

Speaking at the funeral, viagra sale Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Kahinda Otafiire asked leaders to emulate Tinyinondi’s courage and always stand for the truth.

“It is a disservice for leaders to deceive their people; a good leader should be truthful like Tinyinondi,” said Kahinda.

The Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine described Tinyinondi as an organised and serious judge who championed fairness and justice.

“Uganda has really lost a judge. We shall live to remember his seriousness and dedicated service,” said Bamwine.

The deceased left behind seven children

The deceased left behind seven children

While preaching at the function, Bishop Enock Kayeeye, the Retired Bishop of North Kivu asked Christians to live a focused life so as to leave behind positive legacies after their death.

The deceased’s wife, Deborah Tinyinondi hailed her fallen husband for ensuring the proper upbringing of their children by supporting them in all aspects.

Justice Tinyinondi succumbed to cancer on Monday last week at Case Clinic in Kampala.

The deceased was born on June 13, 1943 in Kaharo, Kabale. He was the first born of six.

He went to Kizinga primary school, Kigezi High School and Ntare School for Secondary education before joining the University of Dar-es-Salaam where he got a Law degree.

Judge Tunyinondi's house

Judge Tunyinondi’s house

He later went to Queens University in Canada for a diploma in International Treaty Registration in 1969.

He joined Ministry of Justice where he rose through the ranks to the position of Principal State Attorney from 1969 to 1978.

He thereafter went into private practice for about 13 years and later joined the High Court of Uganda in 1991 where he headed several divisions until he was promoted to the position of a Judge in 1992.

He worked as Judge of the High Court of Uganda until 2008.

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