Judiciary Reshuffles 93 Registrars and Chief Magistrates

The Kibuli Muslim faction on Friday named the new Supreme Mufti to replace the late Sheikh Zubair Kayongo who died in mid-April this year.

Sheikh Suleman Kasule Ndiringwa who has been the Kampala district Khadi and a prominent figure in the Muslim rival group, troche was announced at their headquarters in Kibuli as the new Supreme Mufti.

Sheikh Kayongo died from Agakhan hospital in neighboring Tanzanian capital Dare salaam on 16th April1015 and was temporarily succeeded by the 1st Deputy Sheikh Mahmud Kibaate who served in the acting position till today.

Sheikh Kibaate has maintained his original position and is now deputized by Sheikh Habiib Kabasa according to the same announcement.

Meanwhile the controversial motor mouthed Nuhu Muzaata Batte is now the new spokesman of the Kibuli faction replacing Sheikh Hassan Ibrahim Kiirya who was gunned down mysteriously in June.

Sheikh Kirya is the last Muslim figure to be assassinated on 30st June 2015 in Bwoyogerere.

A disciplinary council of five members has also been constituted led by Sheikh Ahmada Mukasa and deputized by Hajji Muhammad Kisambira.

Addressing the press after the announcement, viagra dosage Sheikh Ndirangwa promised to struggle for the unity among Muslims in Uganda.
93 judicial officers at the ranks of registrars and chief magistrates have been reshuffled. The move has seen 49 registrars affected and 44 Chief Magistrates.


Some of the notable transfers include, more about Joyce Kavuma who has been the Assistant Registrar at Court of Appeal/Constitutional Court, here now moved to Nakawa Court; Deo Nizeyimana the Deputy Registrar at Court of Appeal, now moved to the High Court Criminal Division in the same capacity, and Esta Nambayo who was working at Land Division of the High Court, now moved to the Commercial Division of the High Court.

The Judiciary in a statement to the press revealed that the transfers were intended to fill the existing gaps in judiciary countrywide and to beef up those stations with a big number of case files like Nakawa High Court circuit that has been given two deputy registrars to help in handling the big numbers of files.

Other stations that have been given two deputy registrars are Executions Divisions of the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

According to the Chief Registrar of Courts of Judicature Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa, who is responsible for these transfers, all the affected judicial officers should be at their new stations on January 1 next year and that they should handover their respective offices as per the Standing Orders.

Further, the judiciary in its press release revealed that a new Registry has been created to cater for magistrates affairs and that it will be stationed at the High Court.


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