Former Special Forces Commander Maj Gen Don Nabasa has Wednwsday handed over the office to the incoming, Maj. Gen. James Birungi, at a ceremony held at 10 Marine Battalion headquarters, Entebbe.
The Hand/Takeover was presided over by the Special Presidential Advisor on Special Operations (SPA/SO), Lt Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba. In his speech, Maj Gen. Nabasa highlighted some of his achievements while in office including; bridging the accomodation gaps by constructing and renovating a host of housing units, conducting skilled and specialised trainings for troops, built Dr. Ronald Bata memorial Hospital as well as expanding and equipping it with the state of the art machines.
The hospital caters for the militants, their families and the civilian communities around Lunyo Barracks in Entebbe. In his acceptance speech, the incoming CSFC, Maj Gen. Birungi, thanked H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the UPDF for appointing him to serve in that capacity. He pledged to work tirelessly with the support of the UPDF leadership, SPA/SO and the officers of SFC. Gen. Muhoozi, in his remarks, thanked Maj Gen. Nabasa for a job well done especially in the area of infrastructural development.
He wished him well in his scheduled Defence and Strategic course. To the incoming Commander, he asked him to focus more on skilled training especially in the area of paratrooping. The function was attended by the Commander of Land Forces, Lt Gen. Peter Elwelu, D/IGP, Maj Gen. Muzei Sabiiti, Deputy Commander Airforces, Maj. Gen. Gavas Mugyenyi, Deputy Commander of SFC, Col. Peter Candia and the Director of Administration SFC, Col. Felix Busizoori among others.