FORMER COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF PRISONS DEAD.
The Commissioner of Prisons, Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaija with deep sorrow announces the demise of the former Commissioner General of Uganda Prisons, Joseph A.A Etima which occured at Nakasero Hopital on Saturday 23 June 2018 .
BURIAL ARRANGEMENTS TO BE COMMUNICATED.
Mr. Etima served as Commissioner General of Prisons with the Uganda Prison Service, from 1988 to 2005.
Joseph Etima began his career in 1966 with the Uganda Prison Service as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons and Lecturer from 1967 to 1968.
Deputy Commandant from 1968-1969 and Commandant from 1970 to 1973 of the Uganda Prisons Staff College and Training School.
Staff Officer at the Prisons Headquarters 1973 to 1975.
Regional Commander of Prisons, Jinja from 1975 to 1976.
Director of Prisons Farms based at the Prisons Headquarters.
Assistant Commissioner of Prisons, Training Officer from 1976 to 1980
Director Prisons Industries; a post he held for seven years from 1980 to 1987.
Commissioner General of Prisons from 1988 to 2005