President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni also the Commander in Chief of all armed forces has said UPDF is now ready to attack enemy in all capabilities.
He said this on Friday while meeting the contingent Commanders, men and Officers of 2nd Division who participated in the operation Shujaa in the DRC. The meeting was held at Makenke Barracks in Mbarara District.
“ I thanked the gallant soldiers for their bravery and determination while attacking the enemy in DRC, “Artillery and infantry did a great job,” He said.
President was impressed that the UPDF now has all capabilities and ready to attack the enemy in all capabilities.
“War is cassava but if you take it without water, it can be a problem, choke you, in order for you to eat it successfully, you must get sauce, salt and other additives,”President said.
The President commended the UPDF for the successful Operation Shujaa that was launched on 30th November 2021.
He cautioned that every soldier must understand the structure of the war and that once they are confident as individuals, they should work as a group to achieve the set goals.
President urged the UPDF leadership on more training for confidence in tactical operations and using weapons in difficult terrains. Gen Mbadi saluted the Commander in Chief for interacting with the forces, especially those that participated in operation Shujaa as well his guidance in building the UPDF into a formidable force.