President Museveni has named High Court judge Lydia Mugambe Ssali as the new Inspector General of Government.
Justice Mugambe will replace out-going IGG, Lady Justice Irene Mulyagonja, who has since been named a judge on the Supreme Court bench.
Details of Justice Mugambe’s appointment are still scanty but knowledgeable sources told this website the appointment was made this week.
We shall bring you more details later.
About Justice Mugambe:
Justice Mugambe has been High Court Judge since May 2013, working at both the civil and criminal divisions.
She is an alumnae of the University of Pretoria where she studied fir LLM in human rights and democratisation.
She also graduated with a second LLM in International and Intellectual Property Rights Law from Lund University in Sweden.
Previously she briefly worked as a Magistrate in Uganda, a legal researcher at the International Bar Association in London, UK and as Legal Counsel at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.
She went to Makerere University for her Bachelor’s in law and the Law Development Centre for the Bar Course.