Maj Gen James Birungi has been fired as SFC commander and sent to South Sudan for Special assignments.
First son Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has taken charge of the elite unit that guards the president.
James Birungi, is a Major General in the Uganda People’s Defence Force Air Force (UPDAF).
Since June 2019, he has been the commander of the Special Forces Command (SFC), a specialized command unit of the UPDF, that is responsible for the security of the President of Uganda, his immediate family, the constitutional monarchs and vital national installations, including the country’s oil fields.
He replaced Major General Don William Nabasa, who left Uganda to attend a course at the National Defence College in China.