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Profile- Director Security and Safety- Major Judith Motaung


Major Judith Motaung was appointed as Director Security and Safety in 1995. Her overall mandate is to command the department and ensure effective performance of Security and Safety and the maintenance of law and order.


She obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Concurrent Certificate of Education from the National University of Lesotho in 1978. Prior to joining the University she served in the Lesotho Mounted Police Service for seventeen years rising from the rank of Lieutenant to Captain then Major. She started her career as a Journalist for the government newspaper where she served as Chief Sub Editor from 1978 to 1980, after which she joined the Police Service in 1980.




The Department of Security and Safety is a support unit answerable to the Registrar. It is responsible for the production of conducive teaching and learning environment through provision of peaceful and safe atmosphere and the retention of status quo to that effect.  Tasks in this department are directed to this end through protection of life and property and maintenance of law and order in all NUL campuses and structures.  This is done through prevention of crime and fire incidents, apprehension of offenders and extinguishing of fires.


The department provides services to the main Roma Campus, IEMS Maseru and Mahobong campuses and all NUL structures.





The Department is divided into two units namely Security as well as Fire and Safety.




It is responsible for providing and promoting peaceful safe learning and working environment in the Institution. The tasks are based on protection of life and property; and are divided into crime prevention and proactively into apprehension of offenders and detection of crime.


Fire and Safety

Fire and Safety Unit is a support service unit under the Safety and Security Department which was formed in 1989 following a catastrophic fire that gutted down Gilbeault Hall Students Residence on May 10th the same year, to deal with fire incidents and avoid recurrence of the similar incident. The Fire Unit is aimed at providing and promoting a safe learning and working environment free of fire and occupational accidents/incidents for students and staff.






Major Judith Motaung – Director of Security and Safety

BA + Concurrent Certificate of Education (NUL)


Mr. Mohanoe Mabesa- Senior Security Officer

Dip. Security Management (Oxbridge Academy RSA), Dip. Safety Management (Homestudy College of South Africa), Cert. in Law (UNISA)


Mr. Thetso Kopo- Security Officer

Dip. In Security Management (Oxbridge Academy RSA)


Mr. Liolo Lepheane- Security Officer

Dip. In Security Management (Oxbridge Academy RSA)



Fire and Safety


Mr. Ntsane Mosuhli-Chief Fire Officer

Dip. Industrial Plant Fire-fighting & Safety (Institute of National Petroleum Angola), Dip. International Foundation Course (International Fire Training Centre-Lancashire U.K), Dip. Public Admin. (LIPA), Cert. First Aid at Work (International Fire Training Centre – Lancashire U.K.) Cert. International Operational Command & Control Course (Fire Service College, U.K) Cert. International Fire Prevention Course (Fire Service College, U.K.), Cert. International Fire Fighting Course (Civil Defence Academy – Singapore) Cert. Fire Risk Assessment (Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa, RSA), , Cert. Middle Level Management Course (Multi-Country Training Centre, Malawi) Cert. Microsoft Computer Applications Course (NUL)




Mr. Tota Monyake – Fire Officer

Dip Safety Management (Oxbridge Academy RSA), Cert Practical Firemanship Course (NUL) Cert. AMKUS Rescue System Course (RSA) Cert. E-One Pump Operators Course (RSA) Cert. IFEX 3000 System Course (RSA), Cert. First Aid (Lesotho Red Cross Society)  


Mr. Lethola Mothiane- Fire Officer


Dip. Safety Management (Oxbridge Academy RSA) Cert. Practical Firemanship Course (NUL), Cert. AMKUS Rescue System Course (RSA), Cert. IFEX 3000 System Course (RSA), Cert. Plumbing (Lerotholi Polytechnic), Cert. Defensive Driving Course (Lesotho National Skills Development Co).




Tel:          +266 22340601

Direct:     +266 5221 3400

Fax:         +266 22340000