OUT-IGG-Irene Mulyagonja

The out-going Inspector General of Government (IGG), Justice Irene Mulyagonja, has appeared before parliament’s House Committee on Appointments for vetting.

Committee chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanya, is scheduled to either endorse or discard Mulyagonja and other judges appointed to the bench by President Yoweri Museveni.

On October 4, 2019, Museveni appointed Justice Irene Mulyagonja and Monica Mugenyi Kalyegira to the Court of Appeal.

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The president also appointed Vincent Emmy Mugabo, Immaculate Busingye, Jane Okuo, Isaac Muwata, Jesse Rugyema Byaruhanga, Isah Serunkuma, Jeanne Rwakakoko and Suzan Abinyo, Esther Nambayo, Victoria Nakintu Nkwanga Katumba,Boniface Wamala and Philip Odoki as justices of the High Court.

In 2008, at the age of 45 years, Mulyagonja was appointed to the High Court of Uganda. She was assigned to the Jinja circuit for the first two and one half years. She was then re-assigned to the commercial division of the high court, rising to the position of deputy head of the Commercial Division of the High Court, by the time she was appointed as Inspector General of Government, in 2012