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Gen Aronda''s career in pictures

By Vision Reporter

Added 12th September 2015 03:04 PM

We take a look back at the career of internal affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakairima who died early Saturday.

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Chief of Defence Forces Gen. Aronda Nyakairima hands over a plaque to former finance minister and senior economist Dr. Ezra Suruma during the 3rd MoD and UPDF thanksgiving breakfast at the army headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala on Feb 16, 2013. (Credit: Abou Kisige)

We take a look back at the career of internal affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakairima who died early Saturday.


Uganda's minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Aronda Nyakairima
died Saturday of a reported cardiac arrest on his way back to Uganda from South Korea. He was 56. We take a look back at his career . . .

 

 


Here, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta poses with Ugandan special envoy Gen. Aronda Nyakairima who had delivered him a special message from President Yoweri Museveni at State House, Nairobi

 

 

 

 


Gen Kahinda Otafire and Gen Aronda mingling at the Tarehe Sita celebrations in Buhweju

 

 

 

 

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Gen Aronda Nyakairima (left) listens to Col Felix Kulayigye
 

 

 

 

 

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Here, Gen Aronda Nyakairima being sworn in as the UPDF representative in the Ugandan parliament. (Credit: Eddie Ssejjoba)

 

 

 

 

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September 2009: Defence's Aronda Nyakairima and Crispus Kiyonga

 

 

 

 
 

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Chief of Defense Forces Gen Aronda is pictured here with the Rwandan Ambassador, Ignatius Kamali and the Royal Norwegian Ambassador Bjorg Leite after addressing ambassadors on the LRA at the Foreign Affairs ministry on January 23, 2009. (Credit: Maria Wamala)

 

 

 

 

 

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CDF Gen. Aronda talks to the daughters of the late Col. Nasuru Ezaruku after the last funeral rites in Yumbe on April 4, 2008. Nasuru was one of the first people from Yumbe district to join the NRA (later renamed UPDF). (Credit: Frank Mugabi)

 

 

 

 
 

 


Here, Aronda is seen snapped answering questions from journalists during a press conference regarding the army week on January 31, 2008. (Credit: Wilfred Sanya)
 

 

 

 

 


February 2, 2006: Aronda launches the construction of a 53km new security road from Olilim stretching to Lake Opeta that would connect Napak hills in Moroto. Centre is then former Soroti RDC Musa Ecweru. (Credit: John Omoding)

 
 

 

 

 

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General Aronda with his wife at a ceremony in Bombo on October 31, 2005. (Credit: Peter Busomoke) 

 

 
 

 

 


Aronda recieves the Holy Communion from Rev. Asiimwe at All Saints Church Nakasero on Easter Sunday on April 16, 2006. (Credit: Meddie Musisi)

 

 

 

 

 


Bishop Keefa Kamya of West Buganda Diocese, greets  Army Commander, Lt.Gen. Nyakairima Aronda, after christmas service at St.Paul Cathedral Kako in Masaka. Right is the Kooki MP Capt. David Matovu. (Credit: Ssenabulya Baagalayina)

 

 

 

 

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Brig. Aronda Nyakairima after being promoted to Major General and to the post of Army Commander

 

 

 

 

 

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 GENERAL ARONDA THE MINISTER

 

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Aronda was appointed Minister of Internal Affairs in 2013, taking over office from Hilary Onek. Here, most recently, Aronda is pictured during an interview with New Vision in his office at Kololo Airstrip on September 7, 2015. (Credit: Edward Kisoma

 

 

 

 

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Minister Aronda speaks before  the fifth group members of citizen verification officers during the end of the citizen verification exercise at Kololo Airstrip Kampala on March 14 this year. (Credit: Ronnie Kijjambu)

 

 

 

 

 

trueAronda  hands over a dummy national identity card to Uganda Banker's Association's Fabian Kasi (left), Executive Director Emmanuel Turyamuhika (second left) and B. S Dhaka, during a breakfast meeting with the Uganda Banker's Association at Serena Conference Centre on April 23, 2015. (Credit: Kennedy Oryema)

 

 

 

 

 

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Aronda prepares to hand over some of the national IDs to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga (centre) during the launch of the issuance of the National IDs in Busoga subregion at Busoga Square ground on April 21 2015. Looking on is the Mayor of Jinja, Mohammed Baswali Kezaala

 

 

 

 

 

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Here, the minister congratulates Eng Badru Kiggundu, the chairman of the Electoral Commission (right)  after taking an oath at the Inauguration of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) board at Kololo Independence grounds on June 8, 2015. (Credit: Tony Rujuta)

 

 

 

 

 

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Minister Aronda gives a keynote address at the 3rd Human Rights Defenders Annual forum at Imperial Golf View Hotel Entebbe on March 10, 2015. (Credit: Tony Rujuta)

 

 

 

 

 

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Aronda congratulates former Bukoto South MP Hajji Muyanja Mbabaali  after graduating with  a Diploma in Information Technology from Fort Portal-based Uganda Pentecostal University on February 27, 2015. (Credit: Dismus Buregeya)

 

 

 

 

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August 31,2015: Minister Aronda with the British High Commissioner to Uganda, Alison Blackbourne at the minister's head office. The high commissioner handed over boxes for storing guns worth sh900m. (Credit: Eddie Ssejjoba)

 

 

 

 

 

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The same day at the internal affairs ministry, the state minister for internal affairs James Baba speaks during the handing over of the storage boxes. (Credit: Eddie Ssejjoba)

 

 

 

 

 

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Minister Aronda shares a light moment with the British envoy. (Credit: Eddie Ssejjoba)

 

 

 

Rest in peace General

 

 

Gen Aronda''s career in pictures

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