Tycoon SK Mbuga, the founder and owner of STV and other businesses, is venturing into the private security sector, this publication has learnt.
It has been christened Atroks security services limited and is expected to employ over 1000 Ugandans directly and indirectly.
Whereas it’s a crowded area, Mbuga hopes to use his vast connections in the business and security community to offer services like manned guarding; alarm installation, monitoring and response, VIP protections, K9 dogs, Safe Keeping Facilities and Escorting Guards.
Others will include; security equipment installation and servicing; private investigations (civil and criminal); cash transit services and as well tracking and recovery.
We have learnt that Mbuga has reportedly already imported state of the art equipment and gadgets for the same purpose.
The tycoon has already bought several transport vehicles and vans and recruitment of security personnel is reportedly ongoing.
Whereas it has started in Kampala with headquarters at his mult-billion Sky Complex in Buziga, a leafy Kampala suburb, its goal is to expand to other areas outside Kampala Metropolitan.
There are around 80 registered private security companies in Uganda and up to 20,000 private security personnel.