Richard Edyegu has been confirmed as Acting Director Logistics and Engineering replacing Bangirana, Henry Tukahirwa has been appointed acting Director Eelfare and Production replacing Lemmy Musa Twinomugisha, Christine Nanding has been appointed acting Director Human Rights and Legal Services replacing Erasmus Twaruhukwa.
Five of the seven police directors who were
recently forced out of office following the expiry of their contract have been
They are Erasmus Twaruhukwa, the former Legal Director Uganda Police
Force, Joseph Mugisa, the Former Director Fire and Emergency Rescue Services, Dr.
Steven Kasiima, the Former Director Traffic, Haruna Isabirye, the Police
Attaché to New York, Lemmy Musa Twinomugisha, the former Director Welfare and
Production and Francis Rwego, the former Interpol Special Representative to the
These join Godfrey Bangirana, the
former Director of Logistics and Engineering who was forced out of office by
the Inspector General of Police- IGP
Martins Okoth Ochola in July last year. Last night, the Human
Resource Director Uganda Police Force, Jesse Kamunanwire, issued a message
confirming the appointment of new officer bearers in acting capacity.
Richard Edyegu has been confirmed as Acting Director Logistics
and Engineering replacing Bangirana, Henry Tukahirwa has been appointed acting
Director Welfare and Production replacing Lemmy Musa Twinomugisha, Christine
Nanding has been appointed acting Director Human Rights and Legal Services
replacing Erasmus Twaruhukwa.
Bazil Mugisha has been confirmed acting Director
Traffic Police replacing Dr. Steven Kasiima while Hassan Kihanda has been
confirmed acting Director Fire and Rescue Services replacing Mugisa.
Away from replacements of the directors, the Human resource
directorate has moved and appointed 70 senior police officers from the rank of
Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP and Superintendent of Police –SP to
serve as District Police Commanders –DPCs, Regional Criminal Investigations
Officers –RCIDs and Officers in Charge of –OC stations.
Timothy Halango has been appointed member of standby police
court replacing Olivia Wawire who will be retiring soon. The Police court is a
disciplinary tribunal that deals with service offences committed by officers. Owili Alfred has been appointed Deputy Commandant Anti-Stock
Theft Unit –ASTU while Joseph Isabirye moves from ASTU to police headquarters.
ASTU is mandated with fighting livestock theft. Bernard Mugerwa has been moved
from Nebbi to Lira as DPC while Benson Obongo has been confirmed Kidepo
regional crime intelligence officer. Issa Ssemwogerere moves from police headquarters to Savannah
region as police spokesperson while Paul Kangave moves from Greater Masaka
where he has been serving as spokesperson to police headquarters.