The president of Uganda and the commander in chief of the armed forces Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has sent the Uganda People’ Defense Forces UPDF Chief of Staff Land Forces, Brigadier General Leopold Kyanda to National Defense College Nairobi for further training replacing him with Brig Geoffrey Katsigazi who is now in acting capcity as the president searches for a substantive person.
This to many is regarded as demotion to a powerful and renown Brigadier General.
The army spokeperson Lt. Col Paddy Ankunda confirmed the transfer saying it will serve as great opportunity for Kyanda to improve his skills.
Kyanda successfully commanded the elite Presidential Guard before being elevated to head the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence.
It is rumoured that his transfer was based on the fake polish contractors deal where he is implicated with a one Simbwa the main suspect in the scandal who was briefly arrested before being released by Police’s Special investigation unit .