This is according to a statement issued on Friday by the acting Senior Communications Officer, Maria Theresa Nabulya. The appointed include 33 females and 20 males.
The Judicial Service Commission- JSC has appointed 53 Judicial Officers on probation to the position of Magistrate Grade One.
is according to a statement issued on Friday by the acting Senior
Communications Officer, Maria Theresa Nabulya. The appointed officers
include 33 females and 20 males.
The appointment brings the
total number of Magistrate Grade One appointed for the financial year
2021 2022 to 144 Judicial Officers.
In the recent past, the
Commission appointed 109 Judicial Officers to the positions of
Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrar, Chief Magistrate, Senior
Principal Magistrate Grade One and Senior Grade One. The most recent
appointment includes nine judicial officers in acting capacity to serve
in different positions.
The appointment of 253 Judicial Officers
of the lower bench is expected to significantly enhance the human
resource capacity of the Judiciary to execute its mandate in the
adjudication of cases.
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni directed
cabinet to make sure more judicial officers are appointed in this
financial year so as to improve access to justice for the people and
create a conducive work environment for investors.
148 of the Constitution gives JSC the responsibility to confirm
appointments and exercise disciplinary control over persons holding or
acting in judicial offices and remove them from the judiciary.
appointed Magistrates Grade One include; Betty Lunkuse, Franca Okello
Atto, Happy Monica, Diana Nabalayo, Jemimah Aciro, Alex Niyonzima,
Proscovia Nabayego, Norah Baluku, Ramathan Wandera Akiiki, Methodius
Niyongira, Agnes Oneka Abalo, Smith M. Ogwal, Michael Okot, Innocent
Kagumire Ahimbisibwe, Diana Nekesa, Mirriam Amoro, Fred Katugume, Joan F
Nyakecho, Painento M Waisswa, Godfrey M Aballa, Frank Namanya, Moses
Mfitumukiza, Julian Nabaasa Tumwijukye, Khadija F Kahunde, Stanislaus
Okello Ongwee and Praise Mbabazi.
are; Peter Isingoma, Teddy Nakawuki, Prima Kyomugisha, Brian Mwanja,
Leila Mary Nabatanzi, Gertrude Kyazike, Claire Twesigye, Maureen Namono,
Rachael Musinguzi, Anxious Atumanya, Alex Baguma, Stella Namukobe, Bob
Simple Asiimwe, Rhoda Acham, Jennifer Aloyo, Frank Kwesigabo, Shamilah
Isingoma, Deo Lutalo Kizito, Anne Nanteza, Shamim Rukiyah Nalule,
Caesar Paul Atyang, Eunice Mwogera, Halima Omar Ahmed, Catherine
Nankanja, Peace Kibeedi, Stella Rita Kwaga and Linda Nakalema.