Former Supreme Court judge, Justice Wilson Tsekooko has passed on at Norvik hospital.
According to a family member, he says the retired judge had been unwell but as of yesterday, doctors at the health facility had indicated to the family as his conditions were improving.
He served for over 15 years Supreme Court, Two years at Court of Appeal and five years at High Court.
Tsekooko who served as judge at the highest court in the land for over 15 years, two years in Court of Appeal and five years in High Court.
“Retired Supreme Court Justice, George Wilson Nattubu Tsekooko, has just passed on at Norvik Hospital in Kampala, where he was admitted”. reads the statement on the Judiciary Twitter handle.
In 2001 and 2006, Justice Tsekooko was among the minority judges that allowed Besigye’s petition (annulled Museveni’s victory) and called for fresh elections.
He was President Milton Obote personal attorney in a defamation case the then presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni filed against Obote.