KAMPALA – President Museveni has appointed High Court Judge Jane Frances Abodo as the new Director of Public Prosecution.
Justice Abodo is taking over from Justice Mike Chibita who has been serving as the DPP since 2013 and was appointed supreme court judge recently.
Justice Abodo who was a former senior state attorney was appointed as high court judge in 2019. She has previously worked at the Directorate of Public Prosecution.
Justice Abodo is set to appear before Parliament’s Appointments Committee on April 6 for vetting.
She will appear before the same committee with Dr. Johnson Byabasaija and Mr. James Mwanje for approval of their contracts as Commissioner-General and Deputy Commissioner General respectively.
The President further sent Dr. Michael Ating-Ego for Deputy Governor. Dr.Ating-Ego was appointed last week by President Museveni to replace for deputy Governor, Louis Kasekende whose contract ran out in January.