Lt Col Deo Akiiki the deputy Army Spokesperson confirmed that Sabiiti has replaced Brig Gen Octavius Butuuro, as manager of subsidiary of UPDF's National Enterprise Corporation( NEC).
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has appointed former deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Muzeyi Sabiiti, General Manager of Luweero Industries, the manufacturing arm of Uganda People's Defence Forces - UPDF.
Lt Col Deo Akiiki the deputy Army Spokesperson confirmed that Sabiiti has replaced Brig Gen Octavius Butuuro, as manager of the subsidiary of UPDF's investment arm, the National Enterprise Corporation( NEC).
Akiiki added that Brig Butuuro who has been appointed deputy commandant of the Senior Command and Staff College Kimaka.
Gen Sabiiti was two months ago dropped as deputy IGP and replaced with Maj Gen Paul Lokech.
Sabiiti who was appointed as deputy to Martin Okoth Ochola in March 2018 has been at military headquarters in Mbuya since he was stopped from Deputy IGP position.
In his tenure as deputy IGP, Sabiiti oversaw registration of guns in police, private security organizations and individuals. At least 57,000 guns were electronically registered. Besides, Sabiiti's tenure saw the installation of CCTV security cameras in Kampala Metropolitan area including the establishment of National CCTV command centre at police headquarters.
Before his tour of duty in police force, Sabiiti was commander of the Military Police based in Makindye.
He had also served as deputy commander of Special Forces Command -SFC an elite force that protects the president and other key installations in the country.
Gen Sabiiti joined the military in 1997.
Senior Staff Reporter
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.