Maj. Gen. Henry Masiko Chief Political Commissar of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces has identified the City Lawyer Male Mabiriizi a Comedian over challenging the appointment of Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech as the Deputy Inspector General of Police.
Mabirizi who in 2019 challenged the appointment of Brigadier Mzeei Sabbiiti as the Deputy IGP, in a letter dated December 17, 2020 the same lawyer petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga challenging Maj. Gen. Lokech appointment saying he doesn’t qualify.
Addressing the media in Kampala, Gen. Masiko says that Mabirizi is just playing comedy though he has a right to do what he wishes to do as along its legal.
He further explains that the Commander In Chief who is the President, has power to make changes in all security forces at any time according to the country’s need.
Masiko however emphasizes that the army is not ready to tolerate post election violence and insurgencies that are likely to happen by criminal elements and those intending to disagree with the results.