UPDF Retires 14 generals, 600 other officers From Active Service


RETIRED: Gen Ivan Koreta

Kampala – The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has announced that a total of 14 general officers and 604 senior and junior officers of the Ugandan army will later Thursday (August 5) officially retire from active services.

“The retirement ceremony of the generals will be held at State House Entebbe whereas the other retirees will be in their respective service headquarters, formations and units,” the UPDF spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso said in a statement.

RETIRED: Lt. Gen Pecos Kutesa

She added: “The Ministry of Defence and UPDF recognize their commitment, sacrifice, selflessness and dedication to offering security service to the country at a time where many shunned joining the liberation struggle in favour of maintaining the status quo.”

President Museveni, who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces presided over the retirement ceremony at State House, Entebbe.

List of Generals to retire on Thursday

Gen Ivan Koreta

Lt Gen Pecos Kutesa

Lt Gen Jim Owoyesigyire

Maj Gen Christopher Kazoora Murema

Maj Gen Moses Wadimba Ssentongo

Maj Gen Robert Robert Rusoke

Maj Gen Fred Mugisha

Maj Gen Innocent Oula

Brig Moses Kigongo

Brig Jacob Asiimwe

Brig Moses Shaban Lukyamuzi

Brig Muhammed Abiriga

Brig John Araali Kasaija

Brig Frank Kanyarutokye

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