The Inspector General of Police, IGP John Martins Ochola Okoth, today presided over the handing and taking over ceremony for the office of the DIGP, which took place at Police Headquarters, Naguru at 10:00am. This saw the new DIGP gets his new office officially and the Sabiiti Muzeeyi sent off.
In his opening remarks, he thanked the outgoing DIGP, Major General Sabiiti Muzeyi and described him as a true leader and a man of integrity. He urged him to remain an Ambassador for the police and always take time to call upon us at any time. To the police management team, he will always be remembered for standing up for what is right.
The IGP Ochola also welcomed the new DIGP, Major General Paul Lokech, whom he asked to take time to learn about the organization and familiarize himself with the various dimensions of the police force. He added that the incoming DIGP brings with him extensive knowledge, experience and proven leadership, the attributes that are commensurate with his new role.
IGP Ochola, further added that the policing philosophy of the force, balances the foundation of traditional policing with innovative and progressive methods, to help maintain professionalism and a quality of public safety that the public deserves. Our emphasis therefore, is going to be protecting life and property and promoting rule of law. This will help improve our community relations.