President Yoweri Museveni who also doubles as Commander in Chief of armed forces has appointed Hon Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso as the new spokesperson for the army.
Hon Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso replaces Brig. Richard Karemire who has been assigned to EAC Secretariat as Defence Liaison Officer.
Pse join me to welcome Hon Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso appointed the Defence Spokesperson following the end of my tour of duty. I have been assigned to EAC Secretariat as Defence Liaison Officer.I look forward to working on Integration as the solution for our strategic security. pic.twitter.com/8l2Xwt5eG3
— Brig Gen Richard Karemire (@UPDFspokespersn) August 1, 2020
Byekwaso is an elected member of parliament representing the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) in the 10th Parliament.
In other transfers, Museveni has appointed;
1. Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka – Chief of Production and Welfare.
2.Maj Gen Moses Ddiba Ssentongo – Chief Mubende Rehabilitation Centre.
3.Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa – Chief of Staff Reserve Forces
4.Maj Gen Francis Okello – Comdt National Defense College.
5.Maj Gen Innocent Oula – Deputy MD NEC.
6.Maj Gen Don Nabasa – Contingent Commander – AMISOM.
7.Brig Gen Emanuel Rwashande – Chief Civil Military Cooperation
8.Brig Gen Stephen Oluka – deployed to OWC
9.Brig Gen George Etyang – OWC
10.Brig Gen Jeff Mukasa – Director Counter Terrorism
11.Brig Gen William Beinomugisha – 2/ic 2 Division
12. Brig Gen James Kaija – Defense Advisor UK
13. Brig Gen Fred Karara – DA Sudan
14. Brig Gen Christopher Bbossa – DA China.
15. Brig Gen Mike Kisame – DA Kenya
16. Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe – 3 Div Commander
17. Brig Gen Simon Ocan – DA Switzerland
18.Brig Gen Michael Kabango – Seconded to AU Peace Support Operations Department.
19.Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye – OWC.
20.Brig Gen Mathew Gureme -Chief of Training
21. Brig Gen Tingira Irumba – Chief of Policy& Plans
22. Brig Gen Charles Asiimwe – Commander National Counter Terrorism Centre.
23.Brig Gen Richard Otto – Deputy CMI
24.Brig Gen James Nambale – DA Turkey.
25.Brig Gen Robert Ocama – OWC
26. Col Bahoku Barigye – DA Cuba
27. Col Keith Katungi – Commandant Military Police.