By Our Reporter
John Eudes Keitirima, a Ugandan Judge, also head of the Family Division Court was yesterday elected unopposed as president of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) for 2022/2024.
This was during the ongoing EAMJA General Assembly happening in Kigali, Rwanda
Other members of the Council from Uganda include; Entebbe Grade One Magistrate, Stella Paculal Okwong as Deputy General Secretary, while Justice Tadeo Asiimwet is the President of Uganda Judicial Officers Association, and Deputy Registrar Land Division, Natukunda Janeva was also voted as a council member.
The outgoing president of the regional Judicial officers body, Sophia Wambura from Tanzania handed over to Justice Keitirima in a ceremony witnessed by Rwandan Chief Justice, Dr. Faustin Ntezilyayo.
It was also agreed that Uganda hosts the 2023 EAMJA conference and general meeting.