Col. Deo Akiiki Re-appointed UPDF Deputy Spokesperson

Col. Deo Akiiki Re-appointed UPDF Deputy Spokesperson an accessible web community

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: President Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the armed forces has re-appointed Col. Deo Akiiki Asiimwe as the substantive Defence and Army Deputy spokesperson.

Col. Deo’s appointment takes immediate effect replacing Col. Ronald Kakurungu who has been in the position in acting capacity since June last year.

The development comes after Col. Deo Akiiki was successfully awarded a Public Service Commission (Psc) by President Museveni after he emerged one of the three best students at the Uganda’s Prestigious Military College based in Jinja.

In July, Col. Deo Akiiki graduated from the Senior Command and Staff College (SCSC), Kimaka in Jinja having completed a year’s course in which he excelled as the best student at central lecture hall contributions.

Col. Deo Akiiki has vast experience in the position and this was previously exhibited during his first stint as deputy defence spokesperson since 2017 until last year when he vacated the position to go  for a course in Jinja.

Col. Deo Akiiki returns with vast experience in the position where he previously served successfully since 2017 until last year when he left to go  for a training course in Jinja.

About Col. Deo Akiiki Asiimwe

Col. Deo Akiiki has served as the UPDF fifth infantry  division spokesperson, AMISOM Public Information Officer in Somalia and also the Director Strategic communication in the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs.

He is also a graduate of strategic security studies at the National Defence University in Washington DC,USA.

He was last year promoted to the rank of Colonel, in a promotion that has been described as one meant to reward him for the service he has offered to the country.

Museveni also made several other reshuffles as summarized in the documents below; an accessible web community

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