3 December 2012

Uganda: Museveni Shuffles Army

President Yoweri Museveni has promoted and transferred senior army officers in the latest changes announced on Monday


a) Brig Paul Lokech formerly Commander of Ugandan Contingent in Somalia is appointed Defence Attaché to Russia.

b) Brigadier Burundi Nyamunwanyisa formerly 3rd Division Commander appointed Defence Attaché to USA

c) Col Peter Elwelu formerly 2nd Division Operations Officer promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander 3rd Division.

d) Col Wilson Mbadi formerly Aid de Camp (ADC) to HE the President promoted to Brigadier and appointed 4th Division Commander.

e) Col Joram Kakaari formerly Inspector General of Military Equipment promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Pensions

f) Col Simon Ocan formerly Chief of Staff of AMISOM, appointed Defence Attaché to DRC.

g) Col Muhanga Kayanja formerly Deputy Commander of Ugandan Contingent in Mogadishu appointed Commandant - Military Police.

h) Col Dominic Twesigoomwe from Course abroad appointed Defence Attaché to Somalia.

i) Col Solomon Amanya formerly Director of Inspectorate appointed Inspector General of Military Equipment.

We congratulate the Officers upon their well deserved promotions and appointments and wish them success in their new assignments.

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