Muhoozi Kainerugaba Promoted to Lieutenant General
President Yoweri Museveni, who is also Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted First Son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba from the rank of Major General to Lieutenant General.
The UPDF in a statement says the President has also promoted a total of 2031 UPDF Soldiers to various ranks. Muhoozi was in May 2016 promoted to the rank of Major General by the President.
A year later, he was named a presidential Special Presidential Advisor in charge of Operations and replaced at the Special forces Command by Brig Don. Nabaasa.
Meanwhile, in the other promotions, Lt Gen Ivan Koreta has been promoted from Lieutenant General to full General, Jotham Mugume, another long-serving army officer is elevated from Leutenant General to General, among other officers.