Gen (rtd) Museveni the president of Uganda and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces has appointed his son, Lt Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba as the new commander land forces.
Lt Gen Kainerugaba has been serving as the commander Special Forces Command (SFC). He will be deputised by Maj Gen Sam Okiding.
Maj. Gen Leopold Eric Kyanda who has been serving as the UPDF Chief of Staff for Land Forces is now the Joint Chief of Staff.
Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu who has been serving as the UPDF Joint Chief of Staff has been posted to the Civil Service.
Meanwhile, Brig Gen Bob Ogik has been appointed Chief of Staff, Land Forces; Brig Daniel Kakono appointed commander Field Artillery Division as Brig Gen Peter Chandia is appointed Acting Commandant SFC.
Lt Gen Charles Angina has been posted to Foreign Affairs for subsequent deployment while Maj Sam Kavuma has been posted to Operation Wealth Creation.
Maj Gen Kasura Kyomukama has been deployed in the Civil service while Brig Gen Charles Kisembo is the commandant Kyankwanzi Political School.