Veteran Uganda People’s Defence Forces general, Elly Tumwine has been defeated in the army representatives to parliament.
Gen Tumwine got 104 votes while Chief of Defence Forces Gen. David Muhoozi 335 votes. He got the highest votes.
Majority of the current representatives including Gen. Ivan Koreta and Brig. Felix Kulaigye didn’t contest.
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Generals Tumwine, Koreta and Pecos Kutesa that have been in Parliament are due for retirement. Sources told Eagle Online that Tumwine had resisted calls to retire saying he would retire with President Museveni when he retires from politics.