IGP shakes Uganda Police with reshuffles

The Uganda Police Force has made changes in the assignments of some officers at the rank of Assistant Inspector general of Police.

The offices where these changes have been carried out include Office of the Director of Operations in the Police, Director Chief Political Commissariat and Commandant Astu.

Uganda Police deputy PRO Polly Namaye confirmed the reshuffles
Uganda Police deputy PRO Polly Namaye confirmed the reshuffles

The new Director of Chief Political Commissariat now becomes AIGP Yiga Fred, who replaces AIGP Assuman Mugenyi. As chief Political Commissariat, AIGP Yiga Fred is tasked to ensure a culture of professionalism takes root among all personnel in the force, and to fight indiscipline among others.

AIGP Assuman Mugenyi who has been appointed the Director of Operations in the Police Force replaces AIGP Haruna Isabirye. As Director Operations, AIGP Asuman Mugenyi is now charged with integrating all operational units of the police Force such as Police stations and posts among other duties.

AIGP Haruna Isabirye is the first AIGP to head ASTU which has recently been made independent from Field Force Unit.

These transfers have been signed by the Inspector General of Police Gen.Kale Kayihura.

These transfers are normal, take immediate effect from the time of signing and are aimed at ensuring that the rectification campaign the Police has embarked on gains ground so as to be more accountable, efficient and professional in delivering Police services to the people in Uganda.

ACP Namaye Polly
Deputy Press and Public relations
29th June 2016

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