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Museveni Promotes Senior Army Officers

According to a statement released on Tuesday by the Defence Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the five officers have been promoted to the ranks of Brigadier General and Major General respectively.
File Photo; President Museveni at 39th Tarehe Sita anniversary held at Nakaseke district headquarters at Butalangu town. On extreme right is the former CDF Gen David Muhoozi
President Museveni has promoted five more senior Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF).

According to a statement released on Tuesday by the Defence Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the five officers have been promoted to the ranks of Brigadier General and Major General respectively.   

They include Dennis Asiimwe who was promoted from Brigadier General to Major General, Johnson Nsubuga Wasswa promoted from Colonel to Brigadier General and Godfrey Sambwa Kimbowa who was also promoted from Colonel to Brigadier General.

Brig Asiimwe has been the commandant of Lugazi based Uganda Military Engineering college-UMEC.

The others are Edson Muhanguzi who was promoted from Colonel to Brigadier General and Frank Kyakonye also promoted from Colonel to Brigadier General.

This is the second time the President is promoting senior army officers. In May, 39 other senior officers were promoted to the rank of General. Seven of the officers were promoted to the rank of Major General while 32 others were promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, one of whom was a female.





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