Maj Gen. Birungi replaces Maj. Gen. Nabasa as SFC commander

News reaching our desk has it that Maj Gen James Birungi has replaced Maj Gen Don William Nabasa as commander of SFC.

A note circulating read,” President Museveni has replaced Maj Gen Don Nabasa, the Commander Special Forces Command (SFC) with Maj Gen James Birungi who has been the Chief of Staff of Air Force”.

Maj Gen Don Nabasa is due to go abroad for further studies (military course).

Major Gen Nabasa is heading out for a course. The course is good for SFC and the UPDF. Maj Gen James Birungi is the incoming SFC Commander,” SFC spokesperson Major Jimmy Omara said.

Maj Birungi with Major Nabasa

Maj. Nabasa was appointed to head SFC, an elite unit that is responsible for the security of the President of Uganda and special operations in January 2017.
He took over from Museveni’s son Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who was appointed Senior Presidential Adviser on special operations.

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