Late John Kisembo

Former Inspector General Of Police John Kisembo has passed away. The deceased was the IGP from 1998 to 2001.

Mr. Kisembo died at Platinum hospital where he was admitted for treatment. He replaced  John Cossy Odomel and joined Police in 1980 as a graduate.


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Below is the police statement on the passing on of former IGP


The police are mourning the sudden and un expected passing of former IGP John Kisembo, which occurred today, 18th, July 2019, at 3:15 pm, at platinum hospital, Kampala

The late was IGP from the year 1999 to 2001, and we will never forget the excellent leadership he gave to the Uganda Police Force during the many years he served. At the time of his death, he was the Ag Director UNAFRI.

The IGP has reached out to the family of the deceased, and extended his prayers and thoughts to them during this time of sadness. We would like to thank all members of the UPF, UNAFRI, and the public who have reached out to the family in this time of sadness. We ask them to continue praying for family.

The IGP has further tasked the Director Welfare and Production to work with the family to ensure he is honoured in a way befitting his life and position in the UPF.

We shall progressively, update the public and all mourners on funeral arrangements.

May the soul of former IGP John Kisembo rest in eternal peace.


CP Fred Enanga

PRO Uganda Police Force.

18th July 2019 .

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