Uganda: President Museveni makes major reshuffle in UPDF

    President Yoweri Mueveni, who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), has made several reshuffles and transfers in the Army.

    According to a statement issued by UPDF Spokesperson, Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye, Museveni has made transfers affecting 35 UPDF officers.

    Below is the full list;

    1. Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa appointed Deputy General Officer Commanding – Reserve Forces

    2. Maj Gen George Igumba appointed Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka

    3. Maj Gen Lucky J Kidega appointed Camp Commandant

    4. Brig Gen Geoffrey Kaweesa Kigozi appointed Deputy Chief of Personnel and Administration

    5. Brig Gen Hassan Kimbowa appointed Adjutant – General Headquarters

    6. Brig Gen Ssenkumba Eugene Ssebugwawo appointed Chief of Personnel and Administration

    7. Brig Gen Godwin Karugaba appointed Deputy Chief of Logistics and Engineering

    8. Brig Gen Mwanje Ssekiranda appointed Chief of Staff – Reserve Forces

    9. Brig Gen Ronald Solomon Bigirwa appointed Defence Advisor -Tanzania

    10. Brig Gen Stephen Tumwesigye Kashure appointed Chief of Staff – Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre

    11. Brig Gen Simon Nicholas Ocan appointed Defence Advisor -Burundi

    12. Brig Gen Metland K Bitumbika appointed General Manager –Defence Forces Shop Uganda Ltd

    13. Brig Gen Augustine Kamyuka Kyazze appointed Commandant –Defence General Deport

    14. Brig Gen Francis Chemengich Chemo appointed Defence Advisor – Somalia

    15. Brig Gen Julius Bagonza appointed Director Personnel and Administration – Air Forces

    16. Col Justus Besisira appointed Director – Recruitment

    17. Col Fred Zakye appointed Defence Advisor – Ethiopia

    18. Col Daniel Erasmus Omoding appointed Defence Advisor -Belgium-Brussels

    19. Col James Kato Kalyebara appointed Commander Royal Guards

    20. Col Herbert Kyabihende Makanga appointed Deputy Chief Inspector General of Military Equipment

    21. Col David Tweheyo appointed College Secretary – National Defence College Uganda

    22. Col Peter Buyungo appointed Defence Advisor – USA

    23. Col Silver Changa Muhwezi appointed Deputy Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka

    24. Col Emmanuel David Muhanguzi appointed Acting Chief of Policy and Plans

    25. Col Simon Peter Oyoo appointed Defence Advisor – India

    26. Col Allan Matsiko appointed a Director in SFC

    27. Col Nicholas Nyesiga appointed Director of Personnel

    28. Col Deogratias Asiimwe Akiiki appointed Deputy Defence Spokesperson

    29. Col AG. Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira appointed Defence Advisor – Saudi Arabia

    30. Lt Col Samson Henry Nabeeta appointed Director Estates

    31. Lt Col Ronald Kagyenyi appointed Director Inspectorate

    32. Lt Col Moses Wilson Ssentongo appointed Director of Music

    33. Lt Col Duncan R Kafeero appointed a Deputy Director in SFC

    34. Lt Col Ronald Kungu Kakurungu appointed Deputy Director of Strategic Communications

    35. Lt Col Betty Musuya Wanyera appointed Director Women Affairs


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