Maj Gen Don Nabasa, handed over the office of Commander SFC, to the incoming, Maj vGen. James Birungi, at a ceremony held at 10 Marine Battalion headquarters, Entebbe.
The Hand and takeover was presided over by the Special Presidential Advisor on Special Operations (SPA/SO), Lt Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba. Maj Gen. Nabasa in his speech highlighted on some achievements he achieved while in office including; bridging the accommodation gaps by constructing and renovating a host of housing units, conducting skilled and specialized training for troops, built Dr. Ronald Bata memorial Hospital as well as expanding and equipping it with the state of the art machines. This 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 Air forces, Maj. Gen. Gavas Mugyenyi, Deputy Commander of SFC, Col. Peter Candia and the Director of Administration SFC, Col. Felix Busizoori among others.