Col Deo Akiiki

President Museveni who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces has made appointments and transfers in the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF).

Col Deo Akiiki has been re-appointed deputy army spokesperson, replacing Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu who had been appointed in the position in June last year.

Col Deo Akiikii was among those that graduated from the Senior Command and Staff College (SCSC), Kimaka in Jinja City having completed a year’s course in which he excelled as the best student at central lecture hall contributions. 

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Lt Col Ronald Kungu Kakurungu has now been appointed Deputy Director of Strategic Communications.

Below is the full list;

Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa appointed Deputy General Officer Commanding – Reserve Forces

Maj Gen George Igumba appointed Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka

Maj Gen Lucky J Kidega appointed Camp Commandant

Brig Gen Geoffrey Kaweesa Kigozi appointed Deputy Chief of Personnel and Administration

Brig Gen Hassan Kimbowa appointed Adjutant – General Headquarters

Brig Gen Ssenkumba Eugene Ssebugwawo appointed Chief of Personnel and Administration

Brig Gen Godwin Karugaba appointed Deputy Chief of Logistics and Engineering

Brig Gen Mwanje Ssekiranda appointed Chief of Staff – Reserve Forces

Brig Gen Ronald Solomon Bigirwa appointed Defence Advisor -Tanzania


Brig Gen Stephen Tumwesigye Kashure appointed Chief of Staff – Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre

Brig Gen Simon Nicholas Ocan appointed Defence Advisor -Burundi

Brig Gen Metland K Bitumbika appointed General Manager –Defence Forces Shop Uganda Ltd

Brig Gen Augustine Kamyuka Kyazze appointed Commandant –Defence General Deport

Brig Gen Francis Chemengich Chemo appointed Defence Advisor – Somalia

Brig Gen Julius Bagonza appointed Director Personnel and Administration – Air Forces

Col Justus Besisira appointed Director – Recruitment

Col Fred Zakye appointed Defence Advisor – Ethiopia

Col Daniel Erasmus Omoding appointed Defence Advisor -Belgium-Brussels

Col James Kato Kalyebara appointed Commander Royal Guards

Col Herbert Kyabihende Makanga appointed Deputy Chief Inspector General of Military Equipment

Col David Tweheyo appointed College Secretary – National Defence College Uganda

Col Peter Buyungo appointed Defence Advisor – USA

Col Silver Changa Muhwezi appointed Deputy Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka

Col Emmanuel David Muhanguzi appointed Acting Chief of Policy and Plans

Col Simon Peter Oyoo appointed Defence Advisor – India

Col Allan Matsiko appointed a Director in SFC

Col Nicholas Nyesiga appointed Director of Personnel

Col Deogratias Asiimwe Akiiki appointed Deputy Defence Spokesperson

Col AG. Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira appointed Defence Advisor – Saudi Arabia

Lt Col Samson Henry Nabeeta appointed Director Estates

Lt Col Ronald Kagyenyi appointed Director Inspectorate

Lt Col Moses Wilson Ssentongo appointed Director of Music

Lt Col Duncan R Kafeero appointed a Deputy Director in SFC

Lt Col Ronald Kungu Kakurungu appointed Deputy Director of Strategic Communications

Lt Col Betty Musuya Wanyera appointed Director Women Affairs