By Martha Nakimuli
Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki who has served for over 13 years will officially retire tomorrow after turning 70 years.
Article 144 of the Constitution, states that in case of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice, a Justice of the Supreme Court and a Justice of Appeal, they shall retire on attaining the age of seventy years.
The chief justice will however continue serving for more three months to handle all his pending work since the constitution allows it.
Mr Odoki began his career in 1969 as state attorney attached to public prosecutions.He was appointed Chief Justice in 2001 replacing Samuel Wako Wambuzi who had served from 1986 to 2001 .