DEAD: Maj.Gen. Julius Okette.

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces is mourning one its senior generals who passed on last night.

Maj. Gen. Julius Oketta the Deputy National Coordinator of Operations Wealth Creation passed on at Kadic Hospital.

The cause of his death is still unknown as the army carries out a postmortem. He joined the National Resistance Army after the captured Kampala. Previously Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA)

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He hails from Gulu district and was director of the National Emergency Coordination and Operations Center, in the Office of the Prime Minister. He served as army representative in Parliament from 2016 until 2015.

He previously served as the divisional commander of 6th division. He has been a disciplinarian and an educationalist.