Gen. Museveni Appoints New SFC Commander In Latest UPDF Reshuffle

President Museveni in his capacity as the commander in chief of the armed forces has appointed Brig David Mugisha as the new commander of the Special Forces Command, an elite unit of the UPDF charged with guarding the president and members of the first family.

In changes communicated on Thursday afternoon, Brig Mugisha who a few months ago was appointed as the deputy commander of the UPDF third division based in Moroto has replaced Brig Felix Busizoori  who has swapped position with Mugisha in Moroto.

The transfers have also seen  Maj Gen Samuel Kawagga who has been the commander of the UPDF first Infantry Division in Kakiri in Wakiso district has been sent to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital as the defence advisor and has been replaced by Brig Joseph Ssemwanga as the first division commander.

The changes have also seen Lt Col Allan Matsiko promoted to Colonel , Maj Dancun Kafeero promoted to Lieutenant Colonel whereas Col Herbert Nabimanya has been transferred from the Special Forces Command to the UPDF Land Forces.

The changes take immediate effect.



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