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IGP Ochola Gives More Powers to 15 Directors Previously Bundled Under Kayihura’s Office

Ochola Returns Powers to 15 Directors

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On Sunday, IGP Ochola made changes reversing Kayihura’s recent appointments.

The changes also saw Kayihura directorates slashed and collapsed under others.

Overall, Ochola’s restructuring expose the conflict he could have had with his sacked former boss.


Apparently, Ochola and Kayihura disagreed on the role of an Inspector General of Police (IGP).

In June 2017, for example, local media quoted Ochola as saying that the IGP should “wait for reports from commanders and provide consultancy where they need help”.

Kayihura’s Last Activity, Statement as IGP

Indeed, the Ochola merged two police directorates.

He also gave powers to heads of 15 units.

These were at Kayihura’s heart because they directly reported to him.

The directors are now compiling reports on their units for Ochola to assess before he can allow them to take key decisions.


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  • AIGP Edward Ochom: Research, Planning and Deployment
  • AIGP Grace Akullo: Criminal Investigations
  • AIGP Grace Turyagumanawe: Peace Support
  • AIGP Godfrey Bangirana: Logistics and Engineering
  • AIGP Asuman Mugenyi Operations
  • AIGP Abbas Byakagaba Counter Terrorism
  • AIGP Andrew Sorowen Attaché, Ministry of Education 
  • AIGP Steven Kasiima Traffic and Road Safety
  • AIGP Joseph Mugisa Fire Prevention and Emergency Rescue
  • AIGP Haruna Isabirye Human Resource Development
  • AIGP Lemmy Twinomugisha Welfare and Production
  • AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa Human Rights and Legal Services
  • AIGP Dr Byaruhanga Moses Police Health Services
  • AIGP Francis Rwego E.A police representative at the African Union
  • AIGP Ahmed Wafuba Head, Police Reserve Force 
  • Mr Amos Ngabirano Information Communication & Technology
  • SCP Samuel Ezati Forensic Services


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