President Yoweri Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces has promoted five officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF).

Four of the officers have been promoted from the rank of Colonel to the rank Brigadier General while one has been promoted from the rank of Brigadier General to the rank of Major General.

According to a statement by the UPDF spokesperson, Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso, Brig Gen Dennis Asiimwe has been promoted to the rank of Maj Gen while Col John Nsubuga Wasswa, Col Godfrey Sambwa Kimbowa, Col Edson Muhanguzi and Col Frank Kyakonye have all been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.

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“The UPDF fraternity congratulates them for their patriotic service to our country Uganda,” reads part of the statement from Flavia Byekwaso.