By APN Reporter
Former Deputy Chief Justice Leticia Mukasa Kikonyogo has passed on
aged 77, officials in the judiciary have announced.
Justice Kikonyogo served as Deputy Chief Justice of Uganda and head of
the Court of Appeal and was Uganda until 2010.
She was the country’s first female judge in 1976 and the first Female
Deputy Chief Justice. Judiciary officials announced that Justice
Kikonyogo succumbed to stroke at Nakasero Hospital.
Justice Kikonyogo’s death was also confirmed by the Special
Presidential Assistant for Communications at State House, Sarah
Kagingo, in a tweet on her official Twitter page