SCP Enanga appointed Interpol Deputy Director in latest police reshuffle

SCP Fred Enanga, who has been police Spokesperson for nearly seven years now takes on a new role as Deputy director Interpol and International Relations (Photo/PoliceUg)

Kampala, (UG):- The Inspector General of Police, Mr Abbas Byakagaba has made significant changes in the police force with Senior Commissioner of Police, Mr Fred Enanga now appointed Deputy Director in charge of Interpol and International Relations.

Enanga, who has been police Spokesperson for nearly seven years is now replaced by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Rusoke Kituuma, who leaves his position as Rwizi Regional Police Commander to take on the new role.

In his new role, SCP Enanga will deputize Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Grace Akullo, the current head at Interpol.

In other significant changes made by IGP Byakagaba just days after meeting President Museveni, Commissioner of Police, Mr James Ruhweza has been appointed deputy to the new director of Operations Services (OPS) SCP Frank Mwesigwa.

Ruhweza is famous for querying Dr Kizza Besigye’s protest when he was commandant of Kampala Metropolitan field operations.

Additionally, SCP Stephen Tanui’s reign as Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander ends now with the new assignment being the deputy director of Fire and Rescue Services. He will deputize AIGP Fadhir Kamali who replaced AIGP Joseph Mugisa, whose contract wasn’t renewed.

CP Sarah Kibwika who has been commandant Professional Standards Unit (PSU) has been appointed Commissioner in charge of Human Resources Management (HRM).

Kibwika has been replaced with SCP Christine Nanding who has been serving as deputy director Legal Directorate.

Also, Byakagaba transferred Mr Emmanuel Muhirwe, who previously was the head of the deployment department in the Directorate of Human Resource Administration to now head of administration of police barracks.

While SCP Elias Kasirabo from the Anti Stock Theft Unit, where he has been the commander, moves to the Directorate of Human Resource Administration as the deputy director.

Mr Sulaiman Kirungi, who has been heading the Department of Duty-Free, has been appointed the commander of the Marine Unit.

CP Denis Namuwoza, who has been in charge of the Department of Operations, has been transferred to the Fire Prevention and Rescue Service to head a department.

According to police sources, the changes have affected commanders at all levels in the country. These are heads of departments, units, regions and districts.

While taking over as IGP on May 28, Mr Byakagaba said he would start by identifying the right people and deploying them in their rightful positions.

“These will include identifying people who will do the work and place them in the right positions so that it is a complete vehicle, well fuelled and able to move where you want it to move,” IGP Byakagaba said.

He expressed his commitment to focusing his efforts on transforming the mindset of police officers to align with acceptable police and national values.

He emphasised that improving both human and non-human resources would be among his top priorities, recognising their critical importance to the institution’s progress.

The changes come just days after IGP Byakagaba met with the President on June 26, 2024, to discuss strategies for strengthening the police’s relations going forward.

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