JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION APPOINTS 35 CHIEF MAGISTRATES

JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION APPOINTS 35 CHIEF MAGISTRATES

 

By Our Reporter

The Judicial service Commission has appointed 35 Chief Magistrates pursuant to Article 148 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, to the office of Chief Magistrate in acting capacity in the Judiciary Service.

The appointment of these 35 Chief Magistrates brings the total number of Judicial Officers in this category to 74. This appointment constitutes the largest number of Judicial Officers ever appointed in this category by the Commission in one go.

Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo. Courtesy photo

The recruitment is in fulfillment of the expanded Judiciary structure whose goal is to have Chief Magistrates deployed at every District in the Country, to improve access to Justice to the people.

The appointed Chief Magistrates will work in acting capacity for a period of 1 (One) year during which they will be appraised on a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPI s) set by the Commission and the Judiciary to assess their performance before confirmation into the Judiciary Service on permanent and pensionable basis for this position.

There are 18 male offices and 17 Female with 22 being judicial officers, 8 in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and five in Private Bar.

The appointments are as below;

NO NAME CURRENT DESIGNATION NEW ROLE
1. HW. Lochomin Peter Fred Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Mgistrate
2. Ms. Neumbe Rita Kidasa Senior State Attorney MOJCA Ag. Chief Magistrate
3. Mr. Kosia Kasibayo Legal Counsel Petroleum Authority of Uganda Ag. Chief Magistrate
4. Ms. Ajok Mary Principal Legal Officer JSC Ag. Chief Magistrate
5 HW. Natwijuka Aloysius

Baryeza

Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
6 HW. Nsenge Roseline Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
7 HW Namusobya Sarah Mutebi Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
8 HW. Alule Augustine Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
9 HW. Nihawa Shallon Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
10 HW Angura Fiona Sheila Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
11 Ms.Nanvuma Jane Francis Senior Legal Officer JSC Ag. Chief Magistrate
12 Mr. Kibombo Andrew Manager Litigation NEC Ag. Chief Magistrate
13 HW. Atim Harriet Okello Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
14 Mr. Okot Thomas Aquinas Senior Inspectorate Officer IG Ag. Chief Magistrate
15 HW. Mfitundinda George Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
16 HW. Nakyazze Racheal Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
17 Ms. Kabahuma Lucy Chief State Attorney ODPP Ag. Chief Magistrate
18 HW. Karungi Doreen Olga Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
19 HW. Awidi Suzan Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
20 HW. Kabugho Byakutaga Caroline Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
21 Ms. Namazzi Ann Jacqueline Managing Partner, Private Practice Ag. Chief Magistrate
22 Mr. Adoko Joe Fay Head Litigation, Private Practice Ag. Chief Magistrate
23 HW. Epobu Daniel Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
24 HW Komakech Kenneth Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
25 HW. Ssemwanga Nalugya Mariam Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
26 HW. Osauro John Paul Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
27 HW. Gakyaro Mpirwe   Ag. Chief Magistrate
28 HW. Owino Paul Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
29 Mr. Nashiero Mwandha Robert Ekirita Assistant Commissioner Legal,  MLOG Ag. Chief Magistrate
30 HW. Muhangi Saverino Gibson Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
31 HW. Akankwasa Edward Kabayo Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate
32 Ms.Adikin Esther Centre Manager, JCU Ag. Chief Magistrate
33 Mr. Gumtwero Justine Olal Part time Lecturer, LDC Ag. Chief Magistrate
34 Ms. Ociba Gloria Managing Partner,  Private Practice Ag. Chief Magistrate
35 HW. Byamugisha Derrick Magistrate Grade 1 Ag. Chief Magistrate

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