President Yoweri Museveni has moved the settle the impulse around the appointment of Deputy Director General of Internal Security Organisation by reaffirming that Maj. Emmy Katabazi is the new deputy boss at the spying agency.
In a communication to the Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine who doubles as the political head of ISO, Museveni has appointed Katabazi as Deputy DG and also promoted him from the rank of Lieutenant to Major.
President museveni had earlier appointed Katabazi together with Lt. Col. Charles Oluka as Director General but the army Spokesperson Brig. Flavia Byekwaso dispelled the appointment of Katabazi by saying Maj. Katabazi had merely been promoted to the rank of major as Taban Amin was the Deputy Director General.
Col. Oluka replaced troubled Col. Kaka Bagyenda who the president sacked after numerous mistakes and complaints against him. He was accused of authoring false intelligence and kidnaps.
Katabazi replaces Lt. Col. Don Mugimba who has been serving on contract after retiring several years ago.