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Army to recruit 13,000 LDUs

By Nelson Naturinda

Added 4th July 2019 02:44 PM

The recruitment is aimed at enhancing the existing foundation security arrangement in the country to ensure the people and their property are secured at grass root levels.

Army to recruit 13,000 LDUs

The recruitment is aimed at enhancing the existing foundation security arrangement in the country to ensure the people and their property are secured at grass root levels.

UPDF     LDU    RECRUITMENT

The Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces intend to conduct a subsequent recruitment exercise of 13,000 LDUs from selected districts in Central, Eastern, Northern and Mid-western Uganda.

According to a statement signed by Lt. Col. Henry Obbo, the UPDF Land Forces' Public Information officer, the exercise will run from 15 - 31 July 2019.

The recruitment is aimed at enhancing the existing foundation security arrangement in the country to ensure the people and their property are secured at grass root levels.

 
The recruits will receive four months of basic military training from UPDF training schools and upon completion, the LDUs shall be deployed to serve in their respective districts of recruitment.

    Qualifications

Citizen of Uganda and must be in possession of National Identity Card.

Healthy and medically fit ready to undergo medical mental and physical body check and a road run to test endurance and body fitness.

Adult male or female between 18-35 years.

Should have attained a minimum formal education of P.7 (PLE) and maximum of S.4 (UCE).

Must have Letters of recommendation from LCI Chairpersons, PISOs and GISOs duly signed.

Must be residents of the area.

Have no criminal record.

Disciplined.

Preferably no other formal engagement/employment.
 


He says any presentation of forged documents is criminal, and culprits will be liable to prosecution.

The recruitment schedules will be available in local newspapers and are already running as radio announcements in the respective regions/districts of recruitment.

The schedules are also available at the district and sub-county to headquarter notice boards.

The recruitment exercise will be conducted with the support of sister security organs and District leaders at all levels.

 

"We appreciate the overwhelming support these partners have offered to our teams in the past recruitments and request for the same spirit so that we can jointly make this exercise a success," the statement said.

"The UPDF remains committed to working with the leaders at all levels and the people in ensuring peace and security in Uganda."

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