Col CK Asiimwe who has been the Head of JAT as the Director of Counter Terrorism has been elevated to Assistant/Deputy Director of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in charge of counter terrorism.
This is the latest mini-reshuffle in security agencies, made by the Commander-in-chief of the armed forces, President Yoweri Museveni.
Col Chris Sserunjoji Ddamulira who has been serving as Assistant/Deputy Director in charge of Counter Intelligence at CMI has been deployed to Police as Director, Crime Intelligence.
Brigadier Godfrey Golooba has been appointed Police Director of Human Resource and Training while Col Jesse Kamunanwire to reinforce him as in charge Administration.
In other changes, Brig Jackson Bakasumba, formerly Commander of Singo Peace Support Operations Training Centre, has been appointed Chief of Staff of Police.
Col Julius Mbeine is now elevated from Director Administration at CMI to Assistant/Deputy CMI in charge of Counter Intelligence. He replaces Col Ddamulira who has been deployed to Police.
Col David Gonyi has also been transfered from Somalia to CMI as Director of collection and Acting Director Land forces.
Col Muwonge will henceforth head the newly created Counter Terrorism Centre as Director.
CMI headed by Brig Abel Kandiho is credited for operations against crime in Kampala and the rest of the country, especially that of by foreign elements.
Commenting on the reshuffle, the UPDF Spokesperson, Brig Richard Karemire congratulated the officers who have been given new assignments.
“Congratulations to the UPDF General & Senior officers seconded and appointed to various positions in the Uganda Police Force,” Brig Karemire said on Twitter.
He added: “UPDF remains available to support other agencies of govt. in their quest to build capacity for the good of our country”.