The Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Mike J. Chibita has appointed Senior State Attorney, Ms. Jacquelyn Okui as the Public Relations Officer of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
This position became vacant a few weeks back after the appointment of, Jane Kajuga to the High Court.
Okui 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.
She 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 has been ever since.
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 holds a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University in 2005, she completed her Bar Course in 2006.
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.