The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP), Maj. General Tumusiime Katsigazi, in a meeting with Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) on Thursday, August 10, 2023, encouraged business owners to collaborate with the Uganda Police to combat terrorism around the city.
Katsigazi, in a press conference held at the Royal Complex building in Kampala, said that the objective of the meeting was to enhance awareness, safety, and security for both business people and city residents.
According to Katsigazi, the meeting aimed at strengthening the security and well-being of the business community and city residents alike.
“Combat terrorism while prioritising the maintenance of peace,” Katsigazi said.
DIGP Katsigazi also recommended the installation of security screening machines at all entrances to arcades and other buildings as a preventive measure.
Hotel owners and landlords, according to Katsigazi, should gather and verify customer information before letting out their spaces. He also underlined the significance of remaining vigilant in the face of potential dangers.
He additionally addressed the need for business owners to safeguard their assets from theft and discourage criminal activities.
Maj. General Katsigazi also expressed gratitude for the opportunity to hold the meeting and encouraged individuals to report any misconduct by police officers. He also commended the avoidance of riots in the city.
The meeting is expected to strengthen the security and well-being of the business community and city residents alike.