MINISTER OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS AND TEAM VISIT PRISONS HEADQUARTERS
The Minister of Internal Affairs, (Rtd)Maj. General Kahinda Otafire paid a visit to the Prisons Headquarters with his team which consisted of the State Minister of Internal Affairs, General David Muhoozi, Permanent secretary, Lt. General Joseph Musanyufu, Director Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration, Maj. General Apollo Gowa Kasiita.
The team was hosted by the Commissioner General of Prison, Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaija in the headquarters boardroom where a meeting with the Prisons Top Management was held in which the performance review and strategic objectives were discussed.
The Minister emphasized on enhanced prisons production to improve staff welfare as well as improvement of staff spouses’ livelihood, infrastructural development, capacity building and skills development among others.
The Commissioner general briefed the Minister on the Covid -19 situation in prisons and the measures the service has put in place to curb the disease among the prisons community.
Present in the meeting were Deputy Commissioner General of Prisons, James Mwanje,Director Production and Enterprises, David Nsalasatta, Director Correctional Service, Samuel Akena, Director Research Planning and Project Development, Eli Muhumuza, Director Cooperation and Corporate Affairs, Moses Kakungulu, Director Human Resource, David Ahimbisibwe, Under Secretary, Samuel Emiku, Commissioner of Prisons, Frank Baine and Public relations officer Directorate of Citizenship and immigration, Jacob Simiyu