By Najibu Mulema

On Monday during the army reshuffle, President Museveni left the position of Joint Chief Of Staff vacant and yesterday he appointed Joseph Musanyusa as the new UPDF Joint Chief of Staff and also elavated him from Brigadier to Major General.

Musanyusa has been serving as the Chief Personnel and Administration of the army.

The decorated officer has replaced Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi who was promoted to Deputy Chief of Defence Forces.

Who is Maj. Gen. Musanyusa?

Musanyusa joined the army in 1985 alongside Maj Gen James Mugira, Shaban Bantaliza and the Gen. David Muhoozi, the current CDF.

He served as deputy head of the late former Military intelligence Chief Col Noble Mayombo.

He then served as Chief Controller of Finance in the army.
He also served as the ADC of former Chief of Defence Forces,Rt Maj Gen. Mugisha Muntu