Uganda Peoples Defence Forces has elected new representative to the 10th Parliament with its deputy Chief of Defence Forces Lt. Gen. Charles Angina being dropped.
The ten representatives that are supposed to be listening posts and are none partisan in the house were elected today at Bombo military barracks that doubles as the headquarters of land forces.
New entrants are UPDF’s political commissar Col. Felix Kulaigye, army head doctrine Maj. Gen. Pecos Kutesa, former Deputy Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Lt. Gen. Ivan Koreta, Lt .Col. Flavia Byekwaso, Capt. Evelyn Asiimwe and Col. Francis Takirwa. The force also replaced late Minister Aronda Nyakairima.
Those that were not nominated include Lt. Col. Sarah Mpabwa and Brig. Phinehas Katirima while Maj. Gen. Julius Oketa and Gen. Angina were nominated but not voted