Brig. Peter Omolla was appointed Commandant of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre, according to a statement released by the UPDF.
Lokech before he was promoted to Maj. Gen. file photo
Major General Paul Lokech has been appointed the Airforce’s Chief of Staff in the new changes announced this evening.
Brigadier Paul Lokech and the Chief of Land Forces General Katumba Wamala after accomplishing the mission in Somalia at Entebbe airbase on 6th September 2012
Other appointments made by the Commander-in-Chief, President Yoweri Museveni, include Brig. Bob Ogik, who is now the Deputy Commandant at the Senior Command and Staff College (USCSC) – Kimaka; Brig. Winston Byaruhanga was named the Commandant at the Junior Staff College- Jinja and Brig. Peter Omolla was appointed Commandant of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre, according to a statement released by the UPDF.
AMISOM Uganda contingent commander, Brog. Paul Lokech (C), his deputy Col. Kayanja Muhanga (L) and the Somalia National Army (SNA) deputy Chief of staff, Brig. Abdi Kareem Yusuf Dhagabadan address journalists about Operation Free Shabelle outside Afgooye on May 23, 2012
The statement added that the UPDF fraternity congratulates the officers upon their elevation to higher positions of responsibility.
Commander of Ugandan contingent in Somalia Brig Paul Lokech (with green beret) chats with children and residents of Marka town in Somalia on August 27, 2012. AMISOM and Somali National Forces captured the town from Al-Shabaab the previous day. UPDF Photo