President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Maj. Gen. Lakara Nakibus to replace departed Maj. Gen. Julius Oketta.
Gen. Nakibus has been appointed as Deputy National Coordinator Operation Wealth Creation. Until his death,a fortnight ago, Gen. Oketta was a holder of this post. He was deputy to Gen. Salim Saleh.
Until two weeks ago, Gen. Nakibus was a Deputy Commander of the Africa Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeping troops where he served for 18 months in Mogadishu.