JLOS Recognition Awards 2014
The Justice, Law and Order Sector on October 30, 2014 awarded the prestigious and inaugural JLOS Recognition Award (JRA) to various individuals for their outstanding service. These included former Minister of Internal affairs, Hon. Hilary Onek, Justice, Henry Peter Adonyo, Justice Richard Buteera, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntengye, His Worship Gadenya Paul Wolimbwa, Mrs Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Mr. Ernest Bafaki, Mr. George Kasajja and Mrs Josephine Onya Wasike. The award ceremony was presided over by the Ag. chief Justice, Justice Stephen Kavuma. Also present were various heads of JLOS institutions and members of JLOS structures that included the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Kahinda Otafiire, Minister of state for Labor , Hon. Rukutana, Minister of state for Internal Affairs, Hon. James Baba, the Principal Judge, Justice Yorokamu Bamwine and the Chairperson of the JLOS Development Partners Group, H.E Urban Anderson, ambassador of Sweden to Uganda.
The JLOS Recognition Award is given to individuals for their outstanding public service in the delivery of justice and the advancement/promotion of the rule of law in Uganda.
List of the JLOS Recognition Awards (2014) recipients
Hon. Eng. Hillary Onek. - Former Minister of Internal Affairs and member of the JLOS Leadership Committee (2011 – 2013)
Justice Richard Buteera – Former Director of Public Prosecutions, alternate chairperson, JLOS Steering Committee and historical founding member of the Justice, Law and Order Sector (1999 – 2013)
Mrs Christine Guwatudde Kintu – Former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development and member of the JLOS Steering Committee (2011 – 2013)
Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntengye. Former Ag. Chief Registrar, Courts of Judicature and Chairperson of the JLOS Budget Working Group (2012 – 2014)
Justice Henry Peter Adonyo. Former Ag. Chief Registrar of the High Court, chairperson of JLOS Technical Committee and historical founding member of the Justice, Law and Order Sector (1999 -2012)
His Worship Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa - Currently the Chief Registrar Courts of Judicature and former Senior Technical Advisor at the Justice, Law and Order Sector Secretariat (2009 – 2014).
Mr. Bafaki K. Ernest “ish’abalongo” – Retired civil servant, former Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and chairperson of the JLOS Budget Working Group (2005 – 2012)
Mrs. Josephine Wasike Onya - Former Under-Secretary Ministry of Internal Affairs, and chairperson of the JLOS Technical Committee (2012 – 2013)
George Kasajja - Retired civil servant, former Under-Secretary at the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and member of the JLOS Budget Working Group (2009 – 2014)