KAMPALA — The Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Mike Chibita has appointed Senior State Attorney, Ms. Jacquelyn Okui as the Public Relations Officer of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
This follows the appointment by the President of the former Public Relations Officer, Jane Okuo Kajuga (SADPP) as judge of the High Court.
Jacquelyn Okui graduated from Makerere University, Uganda with a Bachelor of Laws in 2005 and completed the Bar Course in 2006.
She joined the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in 2008 and was posted to Kamuli as Resident State Attorney. In 2011, she was transferred to Iganga as Resident State Attorney.
In 2013, she went to Utrecht University in the Netherlands in pursuit of a Master of Law in International Human Rights and Criminal Justice which she acquired in 2014.
Okui was thereafter promoted to Senior State Attorney and served in the Appeals Division which she headed until 2016 when she was transferred to the Kampala Regional Office as the Deputy Regional Officer.
In 2019, she was moved to the International Crimes Department where she is to date.
Ms. Okui is a member of the Contracts Committee in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and represents the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in various task forces including the task force assessing Uganda’s readiness to accede to the Budapest Convention.
She will be assisted by Irene Nakimbugwe Senior State Attorney/ Deputy PRO