Maj. Gen. Don Nabaasa posted in Somalia as Museveni shakes up 29 UPDF chiefs

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President Museveni, who is also the commander-in-chief, has made changes in the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF), posting officers in new positions.

As per the changes, Maj Gen. Don Nabaasa, who previously commanded SFC, will head to Somalia as the commander of forces attached to AMISOM.

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso will take over as the UPDF spokesperson, making her the first female to hold the position, and she replaces Brig. Richard Karemire, who will serve in a new role at the East African Secretariat.

Brig. Felix Kulayigye has been assigned to Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) while Maj. Gen. Hudson Mukasa is the new chief of staff for Reserve Forces.

Full list of changes

1.Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka- Chief of Production& Welfare.

2.Maj Gen Moses Ddiba Ssentongo_ Chief Mubende Rehabilitation Centre.

3.Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa_Chief of Staff Reserve Forces

4.Maj Gen Francis Okello_Comdt National Defense College.

5.Maj Gen Innocent Oula_Deputy MD NEC.

6.Maj Gen Don Nabasa_Contingent Commander-AMISOM.

7.Brig Gen Emanuel Rwashande _Chief Civil Military Cooperation

8.Brig Gen Stephen Oluka- deployed to OWC

9.Brig Gen George Etyang-OWC

10.Brig Gen Jeff Mukasa_ Director Counter Terrorism

11.Brig Gen William Beinomugisha- 2/ic 2 Division

12. Brig Gen James Kaija_Defense Advisor UK

13. Brig Gen Fred Karara_ DA Sudan

14. Brig Gen Christopher Bbossa_DA China.

15. Brig Gen Mike Kisame_ DA Kenya

16. Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe 3 Div Commander

17. Brig Gen Simon Ocan- DA Switzerland

18.Brig Gen Michael Kabango_Seconded to AU Peace Support Operations Department.

19.Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye- OWC.

20.Brig Gen Mathew Gureme- Chief of Training & Recruitment

21.Brig Gen Richard Karemire _ Defence Liaison Officer(DLO) EAC Secretariat Headquarters.

22.Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso-Defence Spokesperson

23. Brig Gen Tingira Irumba_ Chief of Policy& Plans

24. Brig Gen Charles Asiimwe _ Commander National Counter Terrorism Centre.

25.Brig Gen Richard Otto_ Deputy CMI

26.Brig Gen James Nambale_ DA Turkey.

27.Brig Gen Robert Ocama-OWC

28. Col Bahoku Barigye- DA Cuba

29. Col Keith Katungi_ Commandant Military Police.

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