The Uganda Police Force has issued a statement in response to reports that Maj Gen Bakasumba has been named the new Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP).
According to police, this information is completely baseless and false because the appointing authority has yet to make a decision on appointing a new Deputy IGP.
“Please disregard all social media posts about the appointment of DIGP Jackson Bakasumba as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, which make false and baseless claims.” On its official platforms, the police wrote.
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“It is untrue, and we demand that all media platforms remove their false stories.” Once the Appointing Authority fills the position with DIGP, we will effectively inform the public through our proven communication channels.” It enhances
Since the sudden death of Maj Gen Lokech, who allegedly died of a blood clot, the office of the Deputy IGP has been vacant for over two months.