By Isa Aliga
The Supreme Court Justice, Mike Chibita, has been appointed the new chairperson of the governing council of the Judicial Training Institute.
Justice Chibita replaces fellow Supreme Court Justice Stella Arach Amoko, who was the council’s first chairperson.
Accordingly, under Justice Chibita’s leadership, the governing council shall among others; approve the training curriculum and training calendar of the Institute, approve the core faculty training team, mobilize funds for the institute, initiate, develop and approve policies and plans for the institute and oversee the operations of the institute.
“I have the pleasure to inform you that I have appointed you the Chairperson of the Governing Council of the Judicial Training Institute…,” the appointment instrument signed by the Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo on April 19, 2021, read in part.
The Judicial Training Institute is established under Section 19 of the Administration of Judiciary Act, 2020, to provide specialised and continuous education to the Judiciary Service.
Today, the Judicial training Institute has expanded the scope to provide training to the Justice, Law and Order institutions and other public institutions within and outside Uganda to strengthen the administration of justice and the rule of law.