NTUNGAMO- The Ntungamo district leaders have received newly appointed officials to head courts, public prosecution and prisons service following transfer of the old officials serving in the different portfolios in the month of February.
The new officials were welcomed at a function held on Friday at Ntungamo resort hotel with leaders calling for coordination to reduce the crime rate.
The Ntungamo resident district commissioner Mr. George Bakunda said during the welcome and send off function for the new and old officials that the new officials to avoid conflicting but rather unite in serving the people of Ntungamo if crime and conflict rate is to be reduced.
Mr. Gordon Muhimbise shall be the new chief Magistrate for Ntungamo Magisterial area replacing Sarah Mponye while Ms Marriam Namubiru replaces Mr. Derrick Akera as Magistrate Grade I.
Mr Richard Muhereza replaces Ms Eunice Mbeine as the resident senior state Attorney while Ms Annita Karungi replaces Mr. Francis Lwanga who has since been transferred to Mubuku prisons.
Ms Mponye said the courts should handle conflicts and crime with hard groves if the wealth of citizens is to be protected to have them prosper.
The south Ankole diocesan secretary Rev Can Yoram Ntoreine cautioned the leaders against misusing their offices especially falling victims of the gross corruption in government offices which he says leaves a wanting population that remains angry even when conflicts are seemingly resolved.
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