Freedom fighters don’t retire, says Gen Tumwine

Gen Tumwine and Bright Rwamirama decorating a soldier

Uganda’s Minister of Security Gen Elly Tumwine has said every day is unique and that good things are only seen by those who stay disciplined.

He said this during the decoration of newly promoted officers at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters on Mbuya hill in Kampala.

He told the newly promoted officers that they belong to the great UPDF family that has scored tremendous progress under the command of President Museveni.

Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeeyi being decorated

Gen Tumwine encouraged the newly decorated officers to stay together because the future belongs to the organized.

He mentioned that at the senior level, they had agreed to form an investment club for the Generals and their Spouses on top of the other savings from Wazalendo.

The newly promoted were also urged to remain good ambassadors from a disciplined force built on strict maintenance of discipline, respecting organizational values and having integrity.

Gen Tumwine further remarked that freedom fighters do not retire in their pursuit for peace and stability, urging the newly promoted officers to continuously serve the country whenever called upon.

The auspicious decorating event was also graced by the attendance of the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen Jeje Odongo, Minister of State for Works, Transport and Communication Gen Katumba Wamala, MODVA/UPDF under Acting PS Mrs. Edith Buturo, Members of Parliament, Members of the High Command, UPDF Chiefs and Directors, among others.



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