While those promoted from Major General to Lt. General are Pecos Kutesa, John Mugume, Proscovioa Nalweyiso, Charles Awany Otema, James Nakibus Lakara, Peter Elwelu and Muhoozi Kainerugaba among others.
Presidential Advisor on Special Duties, RO/0008643 Muhoozi Kainerugaba, was also given his new insignia of Lieutenant General that leaves him just one rank below full general.
Of the 2,031 newly promoted officers, two Lieutenant Generals were promoted to full General (Ivan Koreta and Joram Mugume); 10 Major Generals to Lieutenant General, one of whom is Muhoozi Kainerugaba, son of the president; 18 Brigadiers to Major Generals and 38 Colonels to Brigadier.
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 2000 officers of the Uganda People Defense Forces (UPDF) have been promoted to various ranks, a move that saw President Museveni’s son Muhoozi Kainerugaba move to lieutenant General.
Gen Edward Katumba Wamala I don’t have to list the lieutenant generals such as Muhoozi Kainerugaba.
Those promoted to Generals include Lt Gen Ivan Koreta, and Lt Gen Joram Mugume while Pecos Kutesa, John Mugume, Proscovia Nalweyiso, Charles Awany Otema, James Nakibus Lakara, Peter Elwelu, and Muhoozi Kainerugaba who have been promoted from Maj. Gen to Lt Gen. Amuriat says the promotions did not reflect a national character.
Joram Mugume and Ivan Koreta, who alternately served as deputy chief of defence forces in the past, were elevated to full four-star generals, 10 officers among them first son Muhoozi Kainerugaba, became lieutenant generals while 18 and 38 others were promoted to major general and brigadier, respectively.
General Yoweri Museveni has promoted his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba to Lieutenant General, the second highest army rank an officer can obtain in the Ugandan army.
Muhoozi Kainerugaba, President Yoweri Museveni's son, has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General, the second highest army rank in Uganda.
Among the Ugandan Peoples' Defence Forces personnel whose promotions were confirmed by the spokesman included Museveni's son Muhoozi Kainerugaba.