By Elly Karenzi
The Judicial Service Commission of Uganda has called upon the media to facilitate the fight against corruption in the justice system by exposing those involved in the vice.
Mr. Samuel Mugisha, the deputy Registrar Judicial service commission said the role of judicial service commission is to review, make recommendation of judges and other judicial officers, also to advise the government on improving the administration of justice.
The commission also wants the media to help in creating awareness about the judicial system in the country to ensure proper delivery of justice to citizens.
Samuel Mugisha, Deputy Registrar, Judicial Service Commissioner, said these yesterday during a meeting with journalists in Ibanda held at Ibanda district headquarters.
He advised the journalists to disseminate the information to the public about the law and the administration of justice so that they can create awareness regarding peoples’ rights.
Mugisha stated that many innocent members of the public have not got justice as a result of corruption simply because they are ignorant about the law and the right institutions to help them in such situations.
He said the media can play a pivotal role in distinguishing between the roles of Judiciary and Judicial service commission so that members of the public are helped in the process of seeking fair justice.
“The Judicial Service Commission in the country acts as people’s bridge to justice,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Ibanda district communications officer Sylas Byaruhanga commended the media fraternity in the district for always reporting ethically and objectively.
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