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MP Karuhanga Warns New Chief Justice Ahead Of 2016

Youths MP Gerald Karuhanga
Youths MP Gerald Karuhanga

    By: Dickens H Okello

  • Mar 5,2015
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Western youth Member of Parliament Gerald Karuhanga who took government to court over the re-appointment of Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice by president Museveni has welcomed the appointment of Bart Katurebe, http://crcpallc.com/templates/uneedo_j25/warp/systems/joomla/layouts/mod_search/default.php but warned him against compromise.

Addressing journalists at parliament, MP Karuhanga said that the president wasted a lot of tax payer’s money and time because so many cases remained pending for almost two years since for lack of leadership.

He said many people had cases and thought they would be handled expeditiously but due to lack of a substantive chief justice, they were not heard and got frustrated.

He urged the newly appointed chief Justice Bart Katurebe not to be used in the upcoming general elections in 2016 but to be a man of integrity once parliament approves him.

“We are aware that President Museveni and his government are fond of compromising officials that would ordinarily be men and women of integrity and credibility; we hope that Bart Katurabe as chief justice will not be compromised especially come the year 2016 that is just around the corner,” Karuhanga said.

He said 2016 is will involve chaos and election malpractices and that people are waiting to see the trust and hope  the entire legal sector,  Judicial Service Commission have put in him  hoping that parliament approves him.

Karuhanga hailed former Justice Professor Wilson Kanyehamba and advocates, for their tireless struggle to see that a new chief justice is appointed.
In August 2013, President Yoweri Museveni reappointed Odoki chief justice when he retired because of old age.

As a result, Karuhanga filed a petition before the constitutional court challenging the re-appointment saying he had exceeded the constitutional 70-year age limit

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