Supreme Court judge Opio Aweri is dead

Supreme Court judge Opio Aweri is dead

By Wod Omoro

Kampala – Uganda’s Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo on Wednesday morning announced the death of the Supreme Court judge, Ruby Opio Aweri

Justice Opio Aweri who has also been the Chief Inspector of Courts passed on at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala on Wednesday morning.

The learned Supreme Court justice died at the age of 69. However the cause of his death is yet to be revealed

“The Judiciary family is saddened with the passing of Justice Opio Aweri, as he has been described by many as a great towering legal mind who served the bench with boundless dedication, utmost humility and commitment for nearly four decades. No doubt that the nation will miss his noble service,” reads Justice Owiny-Dollo’s statement shared by the Judiciary on Wednesday.

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