Brig. Leopold Kyanda the chief of staff land forces has been sucked and sent to National Army Defense College for training, sources from the security circles have it that Kyanda has been replaced by one Brig. Kasigazi
That on Tuesday (Today) a radio call message was received by Kyanda announcing his firing
The sacking heralds the possible downfall of a once reputed and extremely powerful figure in the Ugandan military hierarchy.
Having successful commanded the elite Presidential Guard at a time when the president’s life faced threats from Sudan, DRC and other foreign enemies; Kyanda was elevated to lead the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence.
His reign came to a crushing end following accusations of providing sanctuary to cocaine drug dealers.He was sent to United States as a military attaché.
Kyanda, who was a Colonel, used this opportunity to do some soul searching and accepted Jesus Christ as his savior. Kyanda would later convince the First family that he had reformed and was ready to serve with honour and dignity.
The President appointed him Chief of personnel Administration in UPDF before elevating him to Chief of Staff Land Forces, a position that would have led him to Chief of Defence Forces.