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President Museveni shuffles army officers

UPDF spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire.

KAMPALA–President Museveni, who also doubles as Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, has made a number of changes in the army leadership, PML Daily has learnt.

According to the changes announced on Thursday, Brig. Chris Bossa who has been the commandant of the Senior Command and Staff college in Kimaka has been appointed commandant for the college of Logistics and Engineering while Col. Charles Byaruhanga from Somalia(AMISOM) has been appointed commandant Kaweweeta Recruit Training School.

In other changes, Brig.Stephen Kashure, who was the Director in charge of Operations at Operation Wealth Creation, has now been appointed deputy Commandant at the Senior Command and Staff College, Kimaka in Jinja district.

Col.Kefa Nangeso has been appointed Director for personnel, whereas Col. Hubert Mbonye from Somalia (AMISOM)has been sent to Nigeria as defence advisor.

The new changes have also seen Col. Paul Eswapu appointed chief of staff rapid deployment capability centre whereas Col. Ceazar Bahwezi from Kimaka has been appointed the Director Records.

Army spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire confirmed the new changes, adding that they take immediate effect.
“It is a normal criteria and follows completion of the tour of duty of several officers,” Brig. Karemire said.

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