By Watchdog reporter

Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara has been appointed to the lucrative position of Chief Coordinator, Operation Wealth Creation.

Gen. Lakara has just completed his term in Mogadishu where he was Amisom deputy force commander.

OWC has just lost its deputy Gen Oketta Julius early this month to heart attack.

Lakara who hails from Karamoja has proved to be an asset for UPDF and has executed his duties with utmost disciplined and commitment. He was in Somalia for a year and half.

The general has experience in logistical support which is a key attribute he might need in OWC project which the president believes was at the heart of alleviating poverty especially from rural areas.