President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, also the Commander In Chief of all the Armed forces in Uganda has promoted a total of 469 UPDF officers.
In a statement released by the UPDF Spokesperson, Brig. Felix Kulayigye, the CiC also confirmed some 28 officers.
The promoted officers include two from the rank of Colonel to Brigadier General, 13 from Lieutenant Colonel to full Colonel, one Major to Lieutenant Colonel, among others.
Colonels David Tweheyo and Silver Changa Muhwezi have been promoted to Brigadier Generals respectively.
Major Dr. Jennifer Alanyo is now a Lieutenant colonel, Daniel Kalala Kirya is also now full Lieutenant Colonel.
“The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and UPDF fraternity congratulates the Senior and Junior Officers upon their well-deserved promotions and confirmed ranks,” The statement reads.
This is the third time this year that President Museveni, who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces, is promoting officers. The first promotions were announced in January and the next group was in April.
LIST OF PROMOTED OFFICERS
- Col David Tweheyo – Brig Gen
- Col Silver Changa Muhwezi – Brig Gen
- Lt col Tom Musoke Buwembo – Col
- Lt Col Robert Nabimanya Katanaka – Col
- Lt Col Samson Henry Nabeeta – Col
- Lt Col Christopher Kyanku – Col
- Lt Col Giradier Roger Owor – Col
- Lt Col Samuel Alex Wabuyi – Col
- Lt Col Sylvia Meeme – Col
- Lt Co Ronald Kagyenyi – Col
- Lt Col Moses Wilson Ssentongo – Col
- LT Col Godfrey K Tukamwakira – Col
- Lt Col Ronald Wairindi Mugisha – Col
- Lt Col Betty Musuya Wanyera – Col
- Lt Col Edmond Ruta Agaba – Col
- Maj Dr Jeniffer Alanyo – Lt Col
- Acting Col David M Byaruhanga – Col
- Acting Col Martin S Byegarazo – Col
- Acting Col Vincent Odori Omollo – Col
- Acting Col Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira – Col
- Acting Lt Col Daniel Kalala Kirya – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Douglas N Katondwaki – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Patrick K Obong – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Alfred Okech Olama – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Edson K Kwesiga – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Gerald R Murekwa – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Israel Kasaija – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Wilfred Dickson Birungi – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Kepher Kaigo Mukomba – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Ronald Mwamba Adyeri – Lt Col
- Acting Lt Col Collins Mugga Luswata – Lt Col
- Acting Maj Nelson Marks Kyatuuka – Maj
- Acting Maj Geofrey Barigye – Maj
- Acting Maj Karim Dwale – Maj
- Acting Maj Mugaiga Picos Aruho – Maj
- Acting Maj James O Omara – Maj
- Acting Maj James Twinamasiko – Maj
- Acting Maj Kenneth Nuwagaba – Maj
- Acting Maj Edgar K Musasizi – Maj