The Prisons Act, 2006 provides for the mandate and functions of a Uganda Prisons Service 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.
Commissioner General of Prisons can. Dr. Johnson Omuhunde Rwashote Byabashaija
from 2005 ----- to date
General Haji Abubaker Jeje Odongo is a Ugandan senior military officer, politician and current Minister of Internal Affairs in the Cabinet of Uganda since 2016. Previously he served as Minister of State for Defence from February 2009 to June 2016.
1. Constitution Of The Prisons Land Board
i. Dr. George Muge CP/LHD Chairperson
ii. Mr. Victor Aioka ACP/HR Member
iii. Mr. Hillary Bisanga ACP/QM Member
iv. Mr. Apollo Baker Asinja ACP/PAC Member
v. Mr. James Cockers Okiror SSP/NTR Member
vi. Mr. Aggrey Aturwanirire SSP/PPU Member
vii. Ms. Aliyo Naatukunda SSP/LO Secretary
2. Mr. Felix Ayo, SP, Prisons Headquarters, is appointed Officer in Charge Networks at Prisons Headquarters.
The CGP recently toured the eastern region to inspect cotton production in the units of Ngenge, Kisoko, Mukuju and Tororo prisons farms.
This toured culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Uganda Prisons Service and Busitema University to establish a frame work for collaboration between the two institutions under which teaching, training, research, technology transfer and technical expertise would be shared.
The Commissioner General of Prisons, Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaija this morning met with the Prisons Taekwondo team in his office at the Prisons headquarters.
He congratulated them upon their achievement and encouraged them to train hard. He pledged to get them more training kit and equipment and be disciplined in their life styles so as to achieve more
The European Union Ambassador to Uganda H.E Kristian Schmidt on the 7th October visited Luzira Women and Upper Maximum Prisons on a tour of the deathrow inmates and facilities at Luzira.
The under listed 85 officers who are due to retire within the fy 2016/2017 are hereby notified that their retirement dates are as indicated bellow.
In accordance with provision under Sub-section c-b (17) of the standing Orders , you are required to take all your due leave prior to retirement.