Ex Counter Terrorism Boss to Head Kampala Security

Abas Byakagaba

After the scuffle that marked former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s consultative meetings in eastern Uganda on Wednesday, viagra 60mg Opposition Forum for Democratic Change election flag bearer Col Kiiza Bsigye has taken time to welcome him to the world of police violence.

“As I am being nominated here today, look the Hon. Amama Mbabazi has just been baptized with teargas in Soroti. Soroti is colored pink as we talk, from the water cannons of police and is fuming with tear gas,” Besigye noted after returning nomination forms to The Democratic Alliance in Kololo.

“Welcome to the fight, the honorable Amama Mbabazi, ‘Karibu Kabisa’; he is now being initiated into what it means to say no Mr. Museveni.”

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“But whatever they assemble, no amount of arsenal, no amount of armory will scare the people of Uganda from taking back their power.”

Besigye pointed out that the crime presenters, Kakooza Mutale militia groups and the army jets used in Soroti would not deter them from championing the need for change in the country.

As the race to 2016 elections gets hotter, rx Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has made a reshuffle, appointing former counter terrorism Director Abas Byakagaba to head Kampala Metropolitan Region.

Byakagaba is one of Uganda’s most feared police officer, having led specialised intelligence operations in the country to hunt down deadly ADF militants.

Byakagaba was in 2011 tasked with heading security of all oil installations in western Uganda.

According to a brief statement issued by Police on Wednesday night, Gen Kayihura observed: “I have appointed AIGP Abas Byakagaba substantive commander KMP.”

He added: “SCP Ahmed Wafuba is appointed is appointed commander oil and gas.”

ChimpReports understands the reshuffle could be aimed at strengthening intelligence gathering systems and general security in the city.

Opposition politicians are yet to rule out the possibility of adopting a civil disobedience campaign to

CP Benjamin Namaya who has been acting commander KMP has been given special duties in the directorate of Human Resource Department.

Kayihura said details about the reshuffle would be communicated later.

He further instructed that his order must take immediate effect.

The IGP said the Director Human Resource Administration should organize the handing and taking over process.



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