Maj. Gen. George Igumba, the commandant of SCSC noted that this year’s cultural gala was themed, “appreciating our cultural values for promotion of security and unity." He challenged the student officers to use the cultural display as a stepping stone to effectively serve their respective communities.
The minister decried the poor housing unit in police barracks, which he described as a disgrace to the force. He urged the police leadership to partner with wealthy individuals to build for them houses and seek payment later from the government.
Assistant Inspector General of Police -AIGP Godfrey Golooba, who presided over the pass out on behalf of Inspector General of Police -IGP Martin Ochola rallied the officers to ensure that they practice the skills they have acquired and exhibit them in their duties purposely to match the ever-changing policing needs.
Through its training, the academy provides soldiers with the fundamentals to command, administer troops under their command, and career guidance to enable them to sustain themselves and their families during the conduct of their duties and after service.
The Kiira Regional police commander, SSP Dauda Hiriga, says that the structures are dilapidated, the toilet systems have broken down and the electric wire lines are worn out, which risks the safety of officers.
Today, his remains were carried in the belly of the Emirates aircraft that landed on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport. The widow, Dorah Kutesa who had traveled with another relative to nurse the husband was received by a delegation from the army and family members at the airside.
The Presidents included Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Ethiopia’s Sahle Worke Zewde and Alpha Conde of Guinea. Others were Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, and Hage Geingob of Namibia. The Presidents were received by ministers, officials from foreign affairs at Entebbe International Airport.
Among the police officers who received Master’s degrees include Senior Superintendent of Police Hilga Dauda, Caroline Akoth, Kayondo Hamis, John Aratu, Doris Achola, Doreen Ayesige and Jackson Musinguzi.