Chief Registrar Shuffles 11 Judicial Officers

The High Court building in Kampala

The Chief Registrar of the Courts of Judicature, Esta Nambayo, has in the latest reshuffle, transferred at least 11 Judicial officers to different areas.

The shuffled officers are mainly magistrates and registrars.

According to Nambayo, the changes were made in line with Judiciary’s transfer policy as well as the workload needs at individual stations, saying they have been done in the interest of improving service delivery in the courts.

“Two of the transferred judicial officers have just returned from study leave abroad and we had to deploy them.The others were moved to fill vacant positions in the newly created Magisterial Areas to take services nearer to the people,” said the Chief Registrar, Esta Nambayo.

She said that all judicial officers have equal opportunities to serve in
different parts of the country to enable personal and professional growth.

Changes done in the Deputy registrars include; Cissy Mudhasi from the High Court Mpigi to High Court Mukono, Rwatooro Muhendo Baker from Executions and Bailiffs Division to High Court Mpigi, Flavia Nabakooza from High Court Mukono to Executions and Bailiffs Division and Salaam Godfrey Ngobi from High Court Arua to High Court Soroti.

On the side of Chief Magistrates, Amoko Patricia from Buganda Road (Standards Court) to Ntungamo Chief Magistrates Court and Lubowa Daniel from Arua Chief Magistrates Court to High Court Arua as a care taker.

For the case of Assistant Registrars, Mangeni Marion who was on study leave has been taken to Luweero, Achoka Egessa Freddy from Kapchorwa to Ibanda, Kwizera Vian from Bukwo to Kapchorwa grade one Court as a caretaker, Gimugu Kabiri Kenneth from Luwero to Mengo and Ninsiima Marion who was on study leave has been deployed to Mubende.

Nambayo stressed that the transfers will take effect on February 1 and asked affected judicial officers to conclude all partly-heard cases and deliver decisions in the next two weeks before moving to new stations.

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