Uganda peoples’ Defence Forces and the entire National Resistance Army/Movement is mourning the passing on of Maj.Gen. Stephen Rwabantu.
He died of short illness at a Kampala hospital
Rwabantu whose army number was RO/0081 joined the rebellion in 1981 and by the time of his death, he was the Deputy Commander UPDF Reserve Force.
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In March this year Rwabantu warned the opposition they (NRA) would not hesitate to reign in on anyone who tried to destabilise the country
“I have learnt with great sorrow of the passing of Gen. Stephen T. Rwabantu ‘Gonya’ (RO/0081), a war hero & comrade for many years. Always understanding & a true gentleman. He will be missed. My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & the UPDF fraternity. #RIP Comrade. HT” Former Security Minister Lt.Gen. Henry Tumukunde mourned.