Faustin Nteziryayo appointed Chief Justice


Faustin Nteziryayo appointed Chief Justice

Yanditswe December, 04 2019 at 12:23 PM

President Paul Kagame has this Wednesday appointed Dr. Faustin Nteziryayo to replace Prof. Sam Rugege as the Chief Justice.  

Rugege was appointed to the fourth highest office in the country in December 2011, for 8-year non-renewable term, replacing Justice Aloysea Cyanzaire.

The Head of State also appointed Marie Thérèse Mukamulisa to the post of Deputy Chief Justice, replacing Zainabu Sylivie Kayitesi.

Dr. Nteziryaro has been serving as the Chairperson of the University of Rwanda solidarity and development Fund. He previously served as the Minister of Justice between 1996 to 1999. Dr Nteziryayo has also been a Judge of the East African Court of Justice.

Mukamulisa has been serving as the Deputy President of the Court of Appeal. She has also been a Judge of African Court of Human and Peoples’ rights, and Judge of the Supreme Court in 2003. 


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