By our reporter

President Yoweri Museveni has fired Security Minister Gen Henry Tumukunde and the Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura.

He has appointed Gen Elly Tumwiine and AIGP Okoth Ochola to replace Tumukunde and Kayihura. Respectively.

Military Police boss Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei has been appointed as the Deputy Inspector General of Police.


A statement signed by the President and dated 4th March, 2018, reads as follows:

In the Exercise of the powers vested in the President by Articles 113 (1) and 213 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint General Elly Tumwiine as Minister for Security, Mr. Okoth Ochola as the Inspector-General of Police and Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei as the Deputy Inspector General of Police.