Prison cadets await President Museveni at Kololo.

President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, is expected to preside over the pass out ceremony of 364 prisons officers who have successfully completed training.

The officers will be passed out in a ceremony at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds on Tuesday, 31 August.

According to a notice from the Uganda Prisons Service, 97 of these will pass out as cadet Assistant Superintendents of Prisons, while 267 are non-commissioned officers.

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The Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) is composed of Central and former Local Government Prisons and spells out the duties of the UPS as to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of those incarcerated.

UPS ensures that every person retained legally in a prison is kept in humane, safe custody, provided in court when requires until lawfully discharged or removed from prison.

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