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My Somalia Diary: MPs tour UPDF bases in Somalia

By Eddie Ssejjoba

Added 28th October 2019 12:48 PM

Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces demonstrated among other things, how they react in case of an attack

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Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces demonstrated among other things, how they react in case of an attack

Ugandan MPs in Somalia on Sunday embarked on a field visit to Albeska forward operating base aboard a United Nations chopper and interacted with UPDF troops and local leadership

The base in Albeska which is the headquarters of Battle Group 27, is commanded by Col Sam Kosiya Kutesa.

Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces demonstrated among other things, how they react in case of an attack by a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) on a convoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

fficials board a chopper enroute to the base hoto by ddie sejjobaOfficials board a chopper enroute to the base. Photo by Eddie Ssejjoba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

n aerial view of the capital ogadishu hoto by ddie sejjobaAn aerial view of the capital Mogadishu. Photo by Eddie Ssejjoba

 

tate minister for defence ol harles kello ngola inspects a guard of honour at lbeska hoto by ddie sejjobaState minister for defence Col Charles Okello Engola inspects a guard of honour at Albeska. Photo by Eddie Ssejjoba

 

 

 ucy chiro tim receives help as she gets into gumboots for the field tour hoto by ddie sejjobaMP Lucy Achiro Otim receives help as she gets into gumboots for the field tour. Photo by Eddie Ssejjoba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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