UPDF representative in parliament, Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso has been appointed Defence Spokesperson, following the end of the tour of duty of Brig Gen Richard Karemire.
Brig Gen Richard Karemire confirmed the development.
“Please join me to welcome 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.”
Brig Karemire was appointed Defence Spokesperson in January 2017.
Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso becomes the first female spokesperson of Defence. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from Makerere University.