Kayihura Ssejjusa & Tumukunde get Re-deployed by President Museveni

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who also doubles as the Commander In Chief of the armed forces has re-deployed the troubled former Inspector General of Police Gen.Kale Kayihura after years on the bench, Ugandanz has exclusively established.

Our sources revealed that some of the Generals’ lined up for big positions will mostly target the 2021 general elections. They include; former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen. Kale Kayihura, renegade UPDF Gen. David Ssejusa aka Tinyefuza, former Security Minister Gen. Henry Tumukunde and Brig. Gen.Ronnie Balya, who is the Ugandan ambassador to South Sudan currently.

Reliable security sources revealed to us that the Kayihura, Ssejusa & Tumukunde re-deployment was agreed in the recent security meeting that was held at President Museveni’s County home in Rwakitura Kiruhura District, western Uganda.

Sources say the meeting was attended by top security chiefs including Gen.Kayihura, CDF nad the ISO Boss Kaka.

Insiders in security added that President Museveni accepted to redeploy Gen.Kayihura despite having cases in the General Military Court Martial.

Insiders in Security say President Museveni re-deployed Gen.Kayihura in the president’s office in the department of welfare.

Wind up what you are doing, you will resume office in January,” a security source quoted the President telling Gen.Kayihura adding that Kayihura later stood up gave a strong salute with a deep smile on his face.

Two months ago, Government spokesperson Ofono Opondo visited the troubled Gen.Kayihura on his farm at his home in Kashagama in Lyantonde District and their pictures circulated to social media.

“it is most likely that Ofwono Oponda had known about Gen Kayihura’s deployment and was delivering him the good news,” a security source from President’s office told us.

Sources added that other people on the list of bouncing back after or before 2021 elections include John Patrick Amama Mbabazi the former Prime Minister, Secretary-General of NRM and Security Minister, Gen David Sejusa for intelligence Chief, Henry Tumukunde former security Minister, Jim Muhwezi for Member of Parliament for Rujumbura in Rukungiri District among others.

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Muwanga Ronald is editor in chief of the UGANDANZ news website. He was formerly editorial director of UGANDANZ.COM, overseeing the publication’s digital operations. Before joining UGANDANZ in December 2018, Ronald was managing editor of NILE HOST In 2014, he was a finalist for the UJA Awards for Young Journalists for his reporting on the women's emancipation. Under his leadership NILE HOST won Media Industry Newsletter's Best of the Web award in 2018. A graduate of Makerere University, Ronald speaks Luganda and French and lives in Kampala with his wife and two children.