Museveni Appoints Muruli Mukasa as Acting Justice Minister
Public service minister, Wilson Muruli Mukasa has been appointed as the acting Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs by President Museveni.
“As you know, I have not yet appointed a substantive minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Therefore, by powers given to the President by Article 98 (1) and 99(1) of the Constitution, I assign Hon. Muruli Mukasa to be acting Minister of Constitutional Affairs in addition to his role as Minister of Public Service,” Museveni said in a letter dated January 13.
The appointment now means Muruli will run two offices before a substantive minister is appointed.
The office of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has been vacant for six months since a new cabinet was named.