Maj. Gen. Lokech officially handed office as Deputy IGP
Newly appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech alias “The lion of Mogadishu” has on Monday officially assumed office from Maj. Gen. Muzeyi Sabiti who was relieved of the duty last week and sent back to the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) headquarters as he awaits redeployment.At the handover function held at Police Headquarters in Naguru and attended by a number of senior police officers including the IGP Okoth Ochola, Maj. Gen Lokech applauded President Museveni for assigning him with the new duty.
He promised teamwork and building on the foundation he has found in place to ensure the security of the people and their property.
Meanwhile the former DIGP Maj.Gen.Muzeeyi Sabiti who highlighted key of his achievements in the two years of his service hailed his Successor Maj. Gen Lokech as a great performer, a patriot and committed servant to his country.
He also noted that the general crime rate has greatly reduced since his appointment sinc