KAMPALA —President Yoweri Museveni has appointed former deputy Inspector General of Police Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeyi General Manager Luwero Industries, a subsidiary of National Enterprise Corporation( NEC).
Gen. Muzeyi replaces Brig. Octavius Butuuro who has been appointed Deputy Commandant Senior Command and Staff College Kimaka.
Luwero Industries Limited is involved in manufacture and engineering to support Uganda and beyond.
Also read: What is Luwero Industries Limited (LIL)
He was a member of the PPU security forces that provided VIP security during the visit of United States President Bill Clinton to Uganda 1998.
He then enrolled into graduate school and lectured part-time on the advice of family members, before returning to the PPU.
He progressively rose in rank, taking on increased responsibility on the way. When PPU was renamed Presidential Guard Brigade (PGB), with first-son Muhoozi Kainerugaba at the helm, Sabiiti Muzeyi was selected as his second-in-command. Sabiiti, at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, commanded the unit, when Muhoozi was in South Africa, attending a military course.
When Muhoozi was promoted to Brigadier, Sabiiti was elevated to Colonel.
He became Brigadier and Commander of the Uganda Military Police, after his return from the Russian military course.
On the evening of Sunday 4 March 2018, he was appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, to deputize Martin Okoth Ochola.
In February 2019, as part of a promotion exercise involving over 2,000 men and women in the UPDF, he was promoted from Brigadier to Major General.
He was sacked and replaced with Maj Gen Paul Loketch.