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Gen Museveni promotes son Muhoozi to Lieutenant General

Lt. General Muhoozi Kainerugaba

Lt. General Muhoozi Kainerugaba

General Yoweri Museveni has promoted his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba to Lieutenant General, the second highest army rank an officer can obtain in the Ugandan army.

Muhoozi was promoted from Major General in a promotion that saw more than 2,030 other officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) given various ranks. Now Muhoozi is just one rank below his father Museveni. 

100 of the officers were promoted to align with establishment appointments, 97 were promoted due to retirement, 130 were promoted for long reckonable record of service and 49 after successfully completing Grade II staff course according to a statement from the army.

More than 100 of the officers were promoted on recommendation by formations/units, 372 were promoted after passing promotional examinations, 27 promoted after completion of probation and 171 promoted from other ranks to officer level.

Those promoted to General include Lt Gen Ivan Koreta, and Lt Gen Joram Mugume.

The others are Pecos Kutesa, John Mugume, Proscovioa Nalweyiso, Charles Awany Otema, James Nakibus Lakara, Peter Elwelu, and Muhoozi Kainerugaba who have been promoted from Maj. Gen to Lt Gen. Nalweyiso becomes the first woman in Uganda to become a three-star general.

Details of the major promotions.

No.

NAME

OLD RANK

NEW RANK

1.

Ivan Koreta

Lt. Gen

General

2.

Joram Mugume

Lt. Gen

General

3.

Pecos Kuteesa

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

4.

John Mugume

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

5.

Prossy Nalweyiso

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

6.

Charles Awany Otema

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

7.

James Nakibus Lakara

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

8.

Peter Elwelu

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

9.

James Mugira

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

10.

Joseph B Musanyufu

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

11

Charles Lutaaya

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

12

Muhoozi Kainerugaba

Maj. Gen

Lt. Gen

13

Joram Kakari Tumwine

Brig.

Maj. Gen

14

Elly Kayanja

Brig.

Maj. Gen

15

Eric Mukasa

Brig.

Maj. Gen

16

Burundi K Nyamunywanisa

Brig.

Maj. Gen

17

Sam Kiwanuka

Brig.

Maj. Gen

18

Dr Ambrose K Musinguzi

Brig.

Maj. Gen

19

Samuel Kawagga

Brig.

Maj. Gen

20

Joseph Arocha

Brig.

Maj. Gen

21

John Lorot

Brig.

Maj. Gen

22

Apollo Kasiita Gowa

Brig.

Maj. Gen

23

Leopold Eric Kyanda

Brig.

Maj. Gen

24

Birungi James Mugabe

Brig.

Maj. Gen

25

Don William Nabasa

Brig.

Maj. Gen

26

Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti

Brig.

Maj. Gen

27

Samuel Wasswa

Brig.

Maj. Gen

28

Jim Willis Byarugaba

Brig.

Maj. Gen

29

Timothy Sabiiti

Brig.

Maj. Gen

30

Moses S Lukyamuzi

Col.

Brig. Gen

31

John M Kaganda

Col.

Brig. Gen

32

Charles R Tusiime

Col.

Brig. Gen

33

Fenekansi Mugyenyi

Col.

Brig. Gen

34

Adolf Serwada

Col.

Brig. Gen

35

John C Anywar

Col.

Brig. Gen

36

Jackson Bell

Col.

Brig. Gen

37

Dr Kenneth Ocen Obwot

Col.

Brig. Gen

38

Sam Omara

Col.

Brig. Gen

39

Emmy Mulindwa

Col.

Brig. Gen

40

Stephen Mugerwa

Col.

Brig. Gen

41

Johnson Muma

Col.

Brig. Gen

42

Frank Kyambadde

Col.

Brig. Gen

43

Moses Kwikiriza

Col.

Brig. Gen

44

Ceaser Innocent Bahwezi

Col.

Brig. Gen

45

William Beinomugisha

Col.

Brig. Gen

46

James Kaija

Col.

Brig. Gen

47

Godwin Karugaba

Col.

Brig. Gen

48

Fred M Karara

Col.

Brig. Gen

49

Fred Rugadya Akiiki

Col.

Brig. Gen

50

Bonny Bamwiseki

Col.

Brig. Gen

51

Ronald S Bigirwa

Col.

Brig. Gen

52

Joseph Balikudembe

Col.

Brig. Gen

53

Felix Kulaigye

Col.

Brig. Gen

54

Wilson Muhabuzi

Col.

Brig. Gen

55

Dr James Kiyengo

Col.

Brig. Gen

56

Dr Stephen Kusasira

Col.

Brig. Gen

57

Bob Paciesky Ogiki

Col.

Brig. Gen

58

Peter Gaitan Omola

Col.

Brig. Gen

59

Julius Biryabarema

Col.

Brig. Gen

60

Flavia Byekwaso

Col.

Brig. Gen

61

Dr Shilling E Tibayungwa

Col.

Brig. Gen

62

Johnson Namanya

Col.

Brig. Gen

63

Dr Patrick Ogwok Ogen

Col.

Brig. Gen

64

Daniel Mugumya Kakono

Col.

Brig. Gen

65

Godfrey Mujuni

Col.

Brig. Gen

Comments

0 #11 Akot 2019-02-11 21:35
Lakwena, agreed, but,

It's only Ugandans who have the power, in UNITY, to throw Museveni out, then our people will go for the kind of governance they want!

Just tribal leaders standing down to shatter the tribalistic system & UNITY of Ugandans is all that is needed to leave Museveni landless, force army/police to either go with him or start protecting Uganda/Ugandans!

Museveni won't live forever, but is preparing his family to take over & ensure the family business!

What's wrong with Ugandans?
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0 #12 Akot 2019-02-11 21:41
Quoting Jama:
Uganda is under occupation by armed men who impose their law and will.


Agreed, but,

To whom does Uganda formed by tribal lands belong & why is Museveni who has no land in the country, chief tribal leader & controls parliament, owns tax money, army/police pay allegience to him...?

Why have Ugandans surrendered to be slaves of a man they gave shelter to?
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