Museveni shakes up police

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Museveni shakes up police
Hadijah Namutebi is the new the new director for research , planning and development.

President Museveni has appointed AIGP James Ochaya as the new deputy Inspector General of Police in the latest changes in the forces.

According to changes announced on Friday evening, Ochaya who has been serving as director for research and planning will  replace Maj Gen Tumusiime Katsigazi whose term ended and has been recalled to the UPDF for redeployment.

The latest changes have seen Senior Commissioner Hadijah Namutebi appointed the new director for research , planning and development, a position previously held by AIGP Ochaya while Senior Commissioner of Police, Moses Kafeero has been appointed as the new Human Resources Director to replace Brig Godfrey Golooba who returns to the UPDF.

Kafeero previously served as the  Commandant of the  Police Senior Command and Staff College at Bwebajja in Wakiso district.

Others are AIGP Fadhil Kaali who is now the Director of Fire and Rescue Services to  replace AIGP Joseph Mugisa, whose contract runs out in June.

Kaali has been the Field Force Unit commander.

The changes have also seen AIGP John Nuwagira who has been the operations director appointed the  new  Field Force Unit’s Commandant  while Senior Commissioner of Police, Frank Mwesigwa has  been appointed the new police operations director.

Also in the new changes, Senior Commissioner of Police David Wasswa has been appointed the new Police Counter Terrorism director, a position which previously held by AIGP Byakagaba who a few months ago retired but has bounced back as the new Inspector General of Police.

The latest changes have seen almost all UPDF officers in the Police force removed, save for AIGP Brig Christopher Ddamulira, the Crime Intelligence Director and AIGP Tom Magambo, the Criminal Investigations Director.


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