President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saturday afternoon, promoted senior UPDF officers from different departments of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces ‘UPDF’.some of the awarded senior soldiers included army officers, who were deployed by commander in chief of armed forces to take over some key positions in Uganda police hierarchy.
The incarcerated former spy master Lt.Gen.Henry Tumukunde’s aide Col. Sserunjogi Ddamulira, who was the Director of counter terrorism at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence has been promoted to a rank of brigadier.He is currently the director of police Crime Intelligence.
Brig Jackson Bakasumba, who was the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) commandant for Peace Support Operations Centre in Singo, was appointed head of Chief of Joint Staff, a newly created position in the police, has also been promoted to major general.
Brig Geoffrey Golooba, who has been in Moscow as military attaché, is the new police director of Human Resource Development and Training.
Col Jessy Kamunanwire , director of Human Resource and Administration has also been promoted to brigadier.
Below is the list of promoted officers.
From Brigadier to Major General.
3. Diba Ssentongo.
From Colonel to Brigadier
From Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel:
Elias K Byamukama.