The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has made some reshuffles in the senior management of in a bid to increase efficiency.
The information is contained in a directive to all units on the subject of new appointments and transfers.
Kayihura has appointed AIGP Fred Yiga, the Chief Political Commissar of the force in what he says is an effort to build a truly professional officer
He said the focus of political work in the force must be developed to the ideological orientation of the officers, inspectorates and constabulary in collaboration with the head of human resource development.
“The CPC must strike to inculcate such professional values as discipline, hard work, stamina, sense of mission, sense of history, sense of sacrifice, integrity, team spirit and comradeship,” Kayihura said.
He is also expected to spearhead the fight against negative attitudes and ensure discipline, morale and cohesion.
“He must also work aggressively to improve the public image of the force through effective operationalisation of the information and public relations.”
The appointment takes immediate effect.
He is expected to present 2016/17 work plans to the IGP without delay within two weeks from the date of the message.
“[If he] does not do so will have to show cause which disciplinary action should not been taken against him.”
The deputy IGP will preside over the handover and takeover.