Gen Nakibus Lakara Uganda Air Cargo boss
Gen Nakibus Lakara replaces Frank Kyankya as Uganda Air Cargo boss. FILE PHOTO

President Museveni sacks Uganda Air Cargo boss Eng. Frank Kyankya, replaces him with the current AMISOM force commander in Somalia Lt.Gen. Nakibus Lakara.

Eng. Frank Kyankya the Uganda Air Cargo General Manager has been sacked by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, replacing him with Gen Nakibus Lakara.

Brig. Richard Karemire the UPDF Spokesperson confirmed the reports and he said that Kyankya had been replaced by the current AMISOM force commander in Somalia Lt.Gen. Nakibus Lakara.

“Col. Kwihangana had taken over the office on May 22 while waiting for the return of Gen. Lakara from the command force in Somalia,” Karemire said.

In the new changes Lt Gen James Mugira, the Chief Executive officer of the National Enterprise Corporation, the business wing of the army has been appointed on the board of Uganda Air cargo.

The Uganda Air Cargo Corporation was formed in 1994 by the parliamentary act to provide various air services which include; providing efficient, safe economical, adequate and proper transport services within the country and outside.

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The corporation was also to manage Cargo, passenger, chartered passenger flights, flight training and airmail services.

The Uganda Air Cargo main base is located on Entebbe International Airport terminal on the 2nd floor.

Eng. Kyankya has been fired at a time when President Museveni is carrying out a massive shakeup in various government corporations and bodies.

Gen Nakibus Lakara Uganda Air Cargo boss
Gen Nakibus Lakara replaces Frank Kyankya as Uganda Air Cargo boss. FILE PHOTO

Over the weekend the President fired the acting executive director of Kampala Eng. Andrew Kitaka and his deputy Sam Sserunkuma. Andrew Kitaka was replaced by Dorothy Kisaka while his duty was replaced by Eng. David Luyimbazzi.

Others that were nominated by the President include; Grace Akullo for Director Human Resource, Daniel Okello for Director Public Health and Environment and Sarah Kanyike who has been the Deputy Lord Mayor of Kampala.

The appointment of Sarah Kanyike has the Lord Mayor of Kampala to give an ultimatum of three days to decide on whether she is taking up the new position or she maintains the status quo.

The President’s shakeup also reached Uganda Revenue authority were many of the commissioners were forced to resign due to corruption according to the President. The first commissioner to be showed exit was Doris Akol who was the Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General and was replaced by John Musinguzi as the new Commissioner-General.

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Later other URA officials were forced to resign and they were led by Dickson Kateshumbwa who had been the Commissioner for Domestic taxes and had worked with the authority for more than 14 years in service.

Others that resigned were; Silajji Kanyesigye who was the assistant commissioner large taxpayers, Henry Saka, who was the head of tax investigations and former commissioner of domestic taxes and Sam Kahima, a tax auditor within the domestic tax department.