Brig. Gen. Byekwaso replaces Brig. Karemire as UPDF spokesperson

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso is the new spokesperson of Uganda People’s Defence Forces.

She replaces Brig. Richard Karemire who has been assigned to the East African Community Secretariat as a defence liaison officer.

Brig. Karemire announced the development in a tweet.

Please “join me to welcome Hon Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso appointed the Defence Spokesperson following the end of my tour of duty. I have been assigned to EAC Secretariat as Defence Liaison Officer.I look forward to working on Integration as the solution for our strategic security,” he tweeted on Saturday afternoon.

Brig. Karemire had been a spokesperson for about three years, having replaced Col. Paddy Ankunda in 2017

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