Just In: Uganda Police Names New Deputy Spokesperson


Commissioner of Police (CP) Polly Namaye has bounced back as the deputy police spokesperson.

Namaye, who had been dropped from the position in 2022 and replaced with Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Claire Nabakka, has worked with the U.N Mission in Juba, South Sudan for the last 18 months.

While making the announcement this morning at police headquarters in Naguru, Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that Namaye will be his deputy in charge of press-related matters.

SSP Claire Nabakka will handle the police’s Public Relations.

Namaye join the police in 2007. Her basic police training, which involved academics, the law and internship, lasted until December 2008.

From January 2009 until April 2014, at the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police, she served as the regional police spokesperson for Mbarara Municipality.

In April 2014, she was transferred to the police head office in the Office of the Commissioner of Police. There, at the rank of Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, she was appointed the Deputy-in-Command for the Press and Public Relations Office.

In 2016, Namaye was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police. She’s now a Commissioner of Police.

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