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FULL LIST: Museveni Promotes 500 UPDF Officers (See Names of Promoted Senior Officers)

President Museveni in army uniform

Gen Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni, Uganda’s President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has promoted nearly 500 officers. 

Museveni promoted 469 and confirmed 28 Senior and Junior officer ranks of the national army.

In a statement issued by UPDF and Defence Spokesperson Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye, the names of 39 senior officers who were promoted by Gen Museveni were released.

“The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and UPDF fraternity congratulate the Senior and Junior Officers upon their well-deserved promotions and confirmed ranks,” added Brig Kulayigye.


Col David Tweheyo – Brig Gen
Col Silver Changa Muhwezi – Brig Gen
Lt col Tom Musoke Buwembo – Col
Lt Col Robert Nabimanya Katanaka – Col
Lt Col Samson Henry Nabeeta – Col
Lt Col Christopher Kyanku – Col
Lt Col Giradier Roger Owor – Col
Lt Col Samuel Alex Wabuyi – Col
Lt Col Sylvia Meeme – Col
Lt Co Ronald Kagyenyi – Col
Lt Col Moses Wilson Ssentongo – Col
LT Col Godfrey K Tukamwakira – Col
Lt Col Ronald Wairindi Mugisha – Col
Lt Col Betty Musuya Wanyera – Col
Lt Col Edmond Ruta Agaba – Col
Maj Dr Jeniffer Alanyo – Lt Col
Acting Col David M Byaruhanga – Col
Acting Col Martin S Byegarazo – Col
Acting Col Vincent Odori Omollo – Col
Acting Col Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira – Col
Acting Lt Col Daniel Kalala Kirya – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Douglas N Katondwaki – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Patrick K Obong – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Alfred Okech Olama – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Edson K Kwesiga – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Gerald R Murekwa – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Israel Kasaija – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Wilfred Dickson Birungi – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Kepher Kaigo Mukomba – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Ronald Mwamba Adyeri – Lt Col
Acting Lt Col Collins Mugga Luswata – Lt Col
Acting Maj Nelson Marks Kyatuuka – Maj
Acting Maj Geofrey Barigye – Maj
Acting Maj Karim Dwale – Maj
Acting Maj Mugaiga Picos Aruho – Maj
Acting Maj James O Omara – Maj
Acting Maj James Twinamasiko – Maj
Acting Maj Kenneth Nuwagaba – Maj
Acting Maj Edgar K Musasizi – Maj


Last month, Gen Museveni promoted over 700 police officers, including spokesperson Fred Enanga. (See Full List of Promoted Officers HERE).

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