Senior Superintendent of Police Emilian Kayima has been fired from his position as police spokesperson.
Kayima was appointed police spokesperson in 2017 by the former Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura.
He has been replaced by Fred Enanga who will be deputised by Polly Namaye.
Enanga once served in that position from 2014-2016 when he was replaced by the late Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
Kayima joins the office of the Chief Political Commissar headed by Asan Kasingye.
Also, Patrick Onyango has been named the new spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Police and will be deputized by Luke Oweyesigire.
Kayima's career timeline
- 2004: Quit teaching and joined Uganda police
- 2005: Was passed out as an officer. Later to Katwe Police Station as the officer-in-charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit (CFPU)
- 2006: Became an assistant superintendent of police.
- He was then appointed the head of the Crime Prevention Desk, Kibuli
- Appointed acting head of CFPU
- 2011: He was appointed Kampala Metropolitan Political Commissar
- Appointed a liaison officer at the Land Protection Unit
- 2012: Kayima was promoted to the rank of senior superintendent of police (SSP)
- 2016: Appointed KMP spokesperson replacing Patrick Onyango.
- November 2017: Former IGP Kale Kayihura appointed him Uganda Police spokesperson replacing Asan Kasingye.
- January 2018: Fired