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Gen. Museveni Elevates Nakalema, Akiiki In New UPDF Promotions

Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of State House Anti-Corruption Coalition Unit. PHOTO/FILE

President Yoweri Museveni, also the Commander in Chief of the Armed forces has elevated the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit Edith Nakalema, the Army deputy spokesperson Deo Akiiki to higher ranks in the new UPDF promotions announced.

The Daily Express has learnt that Nakalema and Akiiki have been promoted from Lieutenant Colonel to now full Colonels in the Army force.

Although the full list of promotions has not yet been released, this website understands that more promotions have already been effected by the commander in chief.

Nakalema who joined the Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF in 1999 has served most of her time in the Special Forces Command where he quickly rose to the level of Major.

She has worked in State House as President Museveni’s personal private secretary from 2014 until 2016 when she was appointed the President’s Personal Assistant.

Prior to joining State House, Nakalema had worked in the finance department of the Special Forces Command (SFC).

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She was part of a team that established a working financial and accounting system at the SFC.


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