Lt.Gen. Muhoozi

President Yoweri Museveni, also the Commander In Chief of the Uganda People’s Forces (UPDF), has promoted 2,031 officers including promoting his son Maj.Gen. Kainerugaba Muhoozi to Lt. General and elevating Lt.Gen. Ivan Koreta and Lt. Gen. Joram Mugume to the rank of General, according to the latest press statement from the Ministry of Defence.

Other 10 senior officers at the rank of Maj. General were promoted to the rank of Lt. General. They include Maj.Gen. Pescos Kuteesa and Maj. Gen. Prossy Nalweyiso.

According to the statement signed by the UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire, some of the promoted officers are due for retirement. They include Koreta and Mugume among others.

Below is a partial list made of senior promotions.

1. Promoted to align with establishment appointments – 100.

2. Promoted due for retirement – 97.

3. Promoted for long reckonable record of service – 130.

4. Promoted after successfully completing Grade II staff course – 49.

5. Promoted on recommendation by formations/units – 1,082.

6. Promoted after passing promotional examinations – 375.

7. Promoted upon completion of probation – 27.

8. Promoted from Other ranks to officer level – 171.

Among the General and Senior Officers are the following:

1. LT Gen Ivan Koreta – Gen

2. Lt Gen Joram Mugume – Gen

3. Maj Gen Pecos Kuteesa – Lt Gen

4. Maj Gen John Mugume – Lt Gen

5. Maj Gen Prossy Nalweyiso – Lt Gen

6. Maj Gen Charles Awany Otema – Lt Gen

7. Maj Gen James Nakibus Lakara – Lt Gen

8. Maj Gen Peter Elwelu – Lt Gen

9. Maj Gen James Mugira – Lt Gen

10. Maj Gen Joseph B Musanyufu – Lt Gen

11. Maj Gen Charles Lutaaya – Lt Gen

12. Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba – Lt Gen

13. Brig Joram Kakari Tumwine – Maj Gen

14. Brig Elly Kayanja – Maj Gen

15. Brig Eric Mukasa – Maj Gen

16. Brig Burundi K Nyamunywanisa – Maj Gen

17. Brig Sam Kiwanuka – Maj Gen

18. Brig Dr Ambrose K Musinguzi – Maj Gen

19. Brig Samuel Kawagga – Maj Gen

20. Brig Joseph Arocha – Maj Gen

21. Brig John Lorot – Maj Gen

22. Brig Apollo Kasiita Gowa – Maj Gen

23. Brig Leopold Eric Kyanda – Maj Gen

24. Brig Birungi James Mugabe – Maj Gen

25. Brig Don William Nabasa – Maj Gen

26. Brig Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti – Maj Gen

27. Brig Samuel Wasswa – Maj Gen

28. Brig Jim Willis Byarugaba – Maj Gen

29. Brig Timothy Sabiiti – Maj Gen

30. Col Moses S Lukyamuzi – Brig Gen

31. Col John M Kaganda – Brig Gen

32. Col Charles R Tusiime – Brig Gen

33. Col Fenekansi Mugyenyi – Brig Gen

34. Col Adolf Serwada – Brig Gen

35. Col John C Anywar – Brig Gen

36. Col Jackson Bell – Brig Gen

37. Col Dr Kenneth Ocen Obwot – Brig Gen

38. Col Sam Omara – Brig Gen

39. Col Emmy Mulindwa – Brig Gen

40. Col Stephen Mugerwa – Brig Gen

41. Col Johnson Muma – Brig Gen

42. Col Frank Kyambadde – Brig Gen

43. Col Moses Kwikiriza – Brig Gen

44. Col Ceaser Innocent Bahwezi – Brig Gen

45. Col William Beinomugisha – Brig Gen

46. Col James Kaija – Brig Gen

47. Col Godwin Karugaba – Brig Gen

48. Col Fred M Karara – Brig Gen

49. Col Fred Rugadya Akiiki – Brig Gen

50. Col Bonny Bamwiseki – Brig Gen

51. Col Ronald S Bigirwa – Brig Gen

52. Col Joseph Balikudembe – Brig Gen

53. Col Felix Kulaigye – Brig Gen

54. Col Wilson Muhabuzi – Brig Gen

55. Col Dr James Kiyengo – Brig Gen

56. Col Dr Stephen Kusasira – Brig Gen

57. Col Bob Paciesky Ogiki – Brig Gen

58. Col Peter Gaitan Omola – Brig Gen

59. Col Julius Biryabarema – Brig Gen

60. Col Flavia Byekwaso – Brig Gen

61. Col Dr Shilling E Tibayungwa – Brig Gen

62. Col Johnson Namanya – Brig Gen

63. Col Dr Patrick Ogwok Ogen – Brig Gen

64. Col Daniel Mugumya Kakono – Brig Gen

65. Col Godfrey Mujuni – Brig Gen