The Judiciary has deployed the six newly-appointed Deputy Registrars and transferred 14 other judicial officers to various parts of the country.
The deployments and transfers announced include two deputy registrars, three assistant registrars, and nine Chief Magistrates. The changes have also seen four Chief Magistrates assigned additional roles of caretaking other magisterial areas.
According to a statement signed by the Chief Registrar, Sarah Langa, Fort Portal Chief Magistrate Kule Moses Lubagula will now care take of Kyenjojo magisterial area while Samuel Twakyire, the Mbarara Chief Magistrate will take charge of Isingiro as well.
The other chief magistrates affected are; Moses Baligeya Mufumbiro of Kiboga will now be caretaking Hoima whereas Kaggwa John Francis of Mubende will be overseeing the Mityana magisterial area.
Langa said the changes and assignments are part of the routine transfers in the judiciary intended to boost service delivery in the courts as well as address the staffing gaps in the magisterial areas.
With the changes, six newly appointed deputy registrars have also been deployed are; Ayo Miriam E. Okello, Ereemye Jumire James, Mponye Kolya Sarah, Agwero Catherine and Borore Julius Kyaka.
In the transfers, deputy registrar Mary Babirye will be moving from the Mediation Registry to the Supreme Court while Assistant Registrar, Dr. Lubowa Daniel, has been transferred from Arua High Court circuit to the Mediation Registry.
Other re-deployments indicate that Chief Magistrates; Dr. Singiza Douglas Karekona will be heading to Buganda Road while Elizabeth Akullo Ogwal will be taking over Nakawa magisterial area.
The Chief Registrar said the deployments will take immediate effect, while the transfers will take effect on January 1, 2022.