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
- 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 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
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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