By our reporter

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) General Kale Kayihura has replaced AIGP Asan Kasingye with Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima as the new Police Spokesperson.

The police boss has said he has relieved Kasingye of spokesperson duties to enable him have enough time to concentrate on his work as a Uganda Police’s  national political commissar.

Gen. Kayihura who has separated the office of the police spokesperson from the political commissariat has tasked Kasingye to build a political Education School for police which will enable in improving the ideological quality of police officers.

“CPC to propose an urgent programme of political education for the units and setting up of a police education school of political education which must begin, however modestly this financial year,” he said adding that UPDF CPC and Brigadier Matsiko as well as National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi should be of help.

According to Kayihura, the dominant negative attitudes, values are the biggest challenge facing police and they can only be cured through political education.

“The single biggest challenge facing the Uganda Police is the dominant negative attitudes, values etc which can only be sustainably cured through political education,” asserted Kayihura.

Kasingye took over the position of spokesman in the aftermath of Andrew Felix Kaweesi’s murder in March.