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LIST: Museveni promotes 469 UPDF officers, confirms 28 ranks

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.

KAMPALA, UGANDA: President Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the armed forces has promoted a total of 469 UPDF officers and confirmed 28 Senior and Junior officer ranks in the national army.

The latest promotions were confirmed by UPDF spokesperson, Brig Felix Kulayigye in a press statement dated Tuesday, August, 2022.

“The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and UPDF fraternity congratulate the Senior and Junior Officers upon their well-deserved promotions and confirmed ranks,” said army spokesperson, Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye, while announcing the promotions on Thursday morning.

The officers who have been promoted include; Col.David Tweheyo to Brig Gen, Col.Silver Changa Muhwezi to Brig.Gen, Lt.Col.Tom Musoke Buwembo to Colonel, Lt.ColRobert Nabimanya Katanaka to Colonel, Lt.Col.Samson Henry Nabeeta to Colonel, Lt.Col.Christopher Kyanku to Colonel, LT.Col.Giradier Roger Owor to Colonel, Lt.Col.Samuel Alex Wabuyi to Colonel among others.

Other officers include, Sylvia Meeme to Colonel, Lt.Col.Ronald Kagyenyi to Colonel, Lt.Col.Moses Wilson Ssentongo to Colonel, Lt. Col. Godfrey K. Tukamwakira to Colonel, Ronald Wairindi Mugisha to Colonel, Lt.Col.Betty Musuya Wanyera to Colonel, Lt.Col.Edmond Ruta Agaba to Colonel, Maj. Dr.Jenniffer Alanyo to Lt.Col.

Others include; Acting Col. David. M. Byaruhanga to Colonel, Acting Col.Martin S Byegarazo to Colonel, Acting Col. Vincent Odari Omollo to Colonel, Acting Col. Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira to Colonel, Acting Col. Daniel Kalala Kirya to Lt.Col among others.

Below is the list of the latest Promotion of UPDF officers

  1. Col              David Tweheyo                             – Brig Gen
  2. Col              Silver Changa Muhwezi                – Brig Gen
  3. Lt col           Tom Musoke Buwembo              – Col
  4. Lt Col           Robert Nabimanya Katanaka    – Col
  5. Lt Col           Samson Henry Nabeeta            – Col
  6. Lt Col           Christopher Kyanku                   – Col
  7. Lt Col           Giradier Roger Owor                 – Col
  8. Lt Col           Samuel Alex Wabuyi                  – Col
  9. Lt Col           Sylvia Meeme                            – Col
  10. Lt Co            Ronald Kagyenyi                       – Col
  11. Lt Col           Moses Wilson Ssentongo         – Col
  12. LT Col          Godfrey K Tukamwakira          –   Col
  13. Lt Col           Ronald Wairindi Mugisha          – Col
  14. Lt Col           Betty Musuya Wanyera            –  Col
  15. Lt Col           Edmond Ruta Agaba               – Col
  16. Maj              Dr Jeniffer Alanyo                     – Lt Col
  17. Acting Col    David M Byaruhanga                   – Col
  18. Acting Col     Martin S Byegarazo                     – Col
  19. Acting Col     Vincent Odori Omollo                 – Col
  20. Acting Col     Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira       – Col
  21. Acting Col     Daniel Kalala Kirya                      – Lt Col
  22. Acting  Lt Col Douglas N Katondwaki             – Lt Col
  23. Acting Lt Col Patrick K Obong                      –   Lt Col
  24. Acting Lt Col Alfred Okech Olama                –   Lt Col
  25. Acting Lt Col Edson  K Kwesiga                    –    Lt Col
  26. Acting Lt Col Gerald R Murekwa                   –   Lt Col
  27. Acting Lt Col Israel Kasaija                           –     Lt Col
  28. Acting Lt Col Wilfred Dickson Birungi            –   Lt Col
  29. Acting Lt Col Kepher Kaigo Mukomba           –   Lt Col
  30. Acting Lt Col Ronald Mwamba Adyeri           –    Lt Col
  31. Acting Lt Col Collins Mugga Luswata            –    Lt Col
  32. Acting Maj Nelson Marks Kyatuuka               –      Maj
  33. Acting Maj Geofrey Barigye                          –        Maj
  34. Acting Maj Karim Dwale                                –        Maj
  35. Acting Maj Mugaiga Picos Aruho                  –        Maj
  36. Acting Maj James O Omara                          –        Maj
  37. Acting Maj James Twinamasiko                     –        Maj
  38. Acting Maj Kenneth Nuwagaba                     –        Maj
  39. Acting Maj Edgar K Musasizi                         –        Maj

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.

In July this year, the president also promoted 76 top UPDF officers, and this new promotion has seen over 460 officers also get their ranks raised to higher levels.

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