Maj.Gen Nabasa giving instruments of power to Maj Gen.Birungi
Maj Gen Don Nabasa, has handed over the office of Commander Special Forces Command, to the incoming, Maj Gen. James Birungi, at a ceremony held at 10 Marine Battalion headquarters, Entebbe.
The presiding officer,the Special Presidential Advisor on Special Operations (SPA/SO), Lt Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba. Maj Gen. Nabasa in his speech highlighted on some achievements he achieved while in office including; bridging the accomodation gaps by constructing and renovating a host of housing units, conducting skilled and specialised trainings for troops, built Dr. Ronald Bata memorial Hospital as well as expanding and equipping it with the state of the art machines.
This hospital caters for the militants, their families and the civilian communities around Lunyo Barracks in Entebbe. In his acceptance speech, the incoming CSFC, Maj Gen. Birungi, thanked H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the UPDF for appointing him to serve in that capacity.
Lt.Gen Muhoozi Shaking hands with outgoing SFC boss Don Nabassa
He pledged to work tirelessly with the support of the UPDF leadership, SPA/SO and the officers of SFC. Gen. Muhoozi, in his remarks, thanked Maj Gen. Nabasa for a job well done especially in the area of infrastructural development. He wished him well in his scheduled Defence and Strategic course.
To the incoming Commander, he asked him to focus more on skilled training especially in the area of paratrooping. The function was attended by the Commander of Land Forces, Lt Gen. Peter Elwelu, D/IGP, Maj Gen. Muzei Sabiiti, Deputy Commander Airforces, Maj. Gen. Gavas Mugyenyi, Deputy Commander of SFC, Col. Peter Candia and the Director of Administration SFC, Col. Felix Busizoori among others.