KAMPALA– Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Grace Turyagumanawe has today 20th July 2020 retired from the Uganda Police Force after serving for 33 years.
Turyagumanawe was heading the Directorate of Peace and Support Operations since its establishment in 2014.
While handing over office today Turyagumanwe thanked God who has enabled him to walk this long journey for about 33 years in service within the Uganda Police.
“I thank The Inspector General of Police, Deputy, Directors and the entire Police Force for the support, corporation and the mentorship rendered to me while in service, It was not a one man’s show.” Turyagumanawe said.
He also apologized to all the persons he could have wronged during the service in one way or another but said that it was not intentional.
During his service in Uganda Police, Turyagumanawe served as Officer in Charge (OC) in Mukono, Lugazi, and as District Police Commander in Kalangala and Luwero until he joined traffic department and was posted to Police Headquarters.
Turyagumanawe tgen joined Administration as Regional Police Commander in Hoima, Central Region, Commandant VIPPU and later appointed as Director Operations Uganda Police.
He also served in Karamoja during the reestablishment of law and order before being promoted to Assistant Inspector General of Police.
He handed over to Commissioner of Police Amoru Martin and asked him to continue from where he has stopped as he has left behind a good working team of officers.
The function was held at Police Headquarters in Nagulu, Kampala and was witnessed by Senior Commissioner of Police Musana Geoffrey, Deputy Director Human Resource Management.
Musana thanked Turyagumanawe for his selfless service in the force and being a great asset.
“Grace Turyagumanawe had speed on which he handled matters whenever there is a crisis in the force and we all admired him for that. Thank you for the job well done coming out with your head high and in society you have done your best.” Musana said.
This is a 6th High ranking Police Officer to retire from the Uganda Police, yesterday, John Ndyomugyenyi also retired from the Police and today he announced his intentions to join politics and represent Nothern Division in Kabale District Council.
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