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300 UPDF officers promoted

By Vision Reporter

Added 7th May 2017 06:31 AM

According to Brig.Karemire a total of 300 officers have been promoted in a communication made by the President a few hours ago.

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According to Brig.Karemire a total of 300 officers have been promoted in a communication made by the President a few hours ago.

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President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the armed forces has promoted hundreds of army officers including those who commanded troops in Central Africa Republic hunting for elusive rebel leader Joseph Kony.

The promotions have been confirmed by Army spokesperson Brig.Richard Karemire  who revealed that  Brig. John Mugume ,who now becomes a Major General, is the highest-ranking military officer among those  promoted. Mugume is the Managing Director of the Army Shop.

Col Richard Otto the UPDF contingent commander in Central Africa Republic has also been elevated to the rank of Brigadier.

According to Brig.Karemire  a total of 300 officers have been promoted  in a communication made by the President a few hours ago.

The recent army promotions in the UPDF were effected in January with Gen Edward Katumba Wamala the Chief of Defense Forces handing over command Gen.  David Muhoozi

 

 

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