By Uganda Online Media
Kampala: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola has welcomed his newly appointed deputy IGP Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi and Major Tom Magambo as Director, Criminal Investigations Directorate of Police to their new positions.
IGP Ochola welcomed Gen Katsigazi and Major Magambo further calling upon them to deliver better leadership and stewardship of the Uganda Police.
“The IGP would like to greatly thank H.E. The President for the appointment of Major General Tumusiime Kasigazi as the Deputy Inspector General of Police and Major Magambo Tom as the Director, Criminal Investigations Directorate. The Officers bring diverse experience to their new roles,” the statement reads in parts.
” The IGP welcomes and congratulates the DIGP and Director CID, to the call of delivering leadership and stewardship of the UPF as we protect and serve our Motherland.”
President Museveni announced the newly appointed Maj Gen Katsigazi as the new Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) yesterday replacing the late Gen. Lokech who passed on in August last year.
President Museveni also appointed Tom Magambo of the Internal Security Organization (ISO) as the Director of Uganda Police’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID).
Magambo replaced AIGP Grace Akullo.
According to Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Spokesperson Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu, President Museveni first promoted Magambo from the rank of Private to Major before naming him CID boss.
“… The President promoted Private Magambo Tom of Internal Security Organization (ISO) to the rank of Major and appointed him Director Criminal Investigations of the Uganda Police,” Lt Col Kakurungu said in a statement on Tuesday.
Magambo has been serving as the coordinator of the Eastern Africa Fusion and Liaison Unit (EA-FLU), a regional intelligence-gathering center based in Entebbe.