Full List:All 2,031 UPDF officers promoted to top sensitive ranks

In Business On
- Updated

President Museveni who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces has promoted a group of 2031 UPDF officers to various ranks.

The promotion is carried in a press statement issued by the army spokesperson, Brig.Richard Karemire released on Friday afternoon.

“H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has confirmed the promotions of 2,031 UPDF personnel to various ranks as categorized as below,” read the statement.

“The UPDF fraternity congratulates them for their patriotic service to our Country Uganda,” the statement continues.

Among those promoted include Lieutenant Generals Joram Mugume and Ivan Koreta who are now full generals.

The two generals are among the list of UPDF officers set for retirement from active service of the army later this year.

The Friday promotions have also seen 10 Major Generals promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and these include Pecos Kuteesa, John Mugume, Prossy Nalweyiso, Charles Awany Otema, Nakibus Lakara,Peter Elwelu, James Mugira , Joseph Musanyufu,Charles Lutaaya and Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the Senior Presidential Advisor for Soecial Operations.

SFC commander Brig.Don Nabaasa has been promoted to Maj. Gen.

The promotions have also seen the former Special Forces Commander and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Brig.Muzeeyi Sabiti promoted to Major General.

Former operation Wembley commander, Elly Kayanja, SFC commander Don Nabaasa and Leopold Kyanda among others have been promoted to the rank of Major General.

The military police commander, William Bainomugisha has been promoted to the rank of Brigadier.

Maj.Gen. Peter Elwelu and Brig.Muzeyi Sabiiti have both been promoted.


According to the army spokesperson, 100 officers have been promoted to align with their appointments whereas 97 others have been promoted because they are due for retirement.

“130 officers have been promoted for long reckonable record or service, 49 promoted after successfully completing staff course whereas others have been promoted on recommendation by their units,” said the message by Brig.Karemire.


1.LT GenIvan KoretaGen
2.Lt GenJoram MugumeGen
3.Maj GenPecos KuteesaLt Gen
4.Maj GenJohn MugumeLt Gen
5.Maj GenProssy NalweyisoLt Gen
6.Maj GenCharles Awany OtemaLt Gen
7.Maj GenJames Nakibus LakaraLt Gen
8.Maj GenPeter ElweluLt Gen
9.Maj GenJames MugiraLt Gen
10.Maj GenJoseph B MusanyufuLt Gen
11.Maj GenCharles LutaayaLt Gen
12.Maj GenMuhoozi KainerugabaLt Gen
13.BrigJoram Kakari TumwineMaj Gen
14.BrigElly KayanjaMaj Gen
15.BrigEric MukasaMaj Gen


16.BrigBurundi K NyamunywanisaMaj Gen
17.BrigSam KiwanukaMaj Gen
18.BrigDr Ambrose K MusinguziMaj Gen
19.BrigSamuel KawaggaMaj Gen
20.BrigJoseph ArochaMaj Gen
21.BrigJohn LorotMaj Gen
22.BrigApollo Kasiita GowaMaj Gen
23.BrigLeopold Eric KyandaMaj Gen
24.BrigBirungi James MugabeMaj Gen
25.BrigDon William NabasaMaj Gen
26.BrigStephen Muzeyi SabiitiMaj Gen
27.BrigSamuel WasswaMaj Gen
28.BrigJim Willis ByarugabaMaj Gen
29.BrigTimothy SabiitiMaj Gen
30.ColMoses S LukyamuziBrig Gen
31.ColJohn M KagandaBrig Gen
32.ColCharles R TusiimeBrig Gen
33.ColFenekansi MugyenyiBrig Gen
34.ColAdolf SerwadaBrig Gen
35.ColJohn C AnywarBrig Gen
36.ColJackson BellBrig Gen
37.ColDr Kenneth Ocen ObwotBrig Gen
38.ColSam OmaraBrig Gen
39.ColEmmy MulindwaBrig Gen
40.ColStephen MugerwaBrig Gen
41.ColJohnson MumaBrig Gen
42.ColFrank KyambaddeBrig Gen
43.ColMoses KwikirizaBrig Gen
44.ColCeaser Innocent BahweziBrig Gen
45.ColWilliam BeinomugishaBrig Gen
46.ColJames KaijaBrig Gen
47.ColGodwin KarugabaBrig Gen
48.ColFred M KararaBrig Gen
49.ColFred Rugadya AkiikiBrig Gen
50.ColBonny BamwisekiBrig Gen
51.ColRonald S BigirwaBrig Gen
52.ColJoseph BalikudembeBrig Gen
53.ColFelix KulaigyeBrig Gen
54.ColWilson MuhabuziBrig Gen
55.ColDr James KiyengoBrig Gen
56.ColDr Stephen KusasiraBrig Gen
57.ColBob Paciesky OgikiBrig Gen
58.ColPeter Gaitan OmolaBrig Gen
59.ColJulius BiryabaremaBrig Gen
60.ColFlavia ByekwasoBrig Gen
61.ColDr Shilling E TibayungwaBrig Gen


62.ColJohnson NamanyaBrig Gen
63.ColDr Patrick Ogwok OgenBrig Gen
64.ColDaniel Mugumya KakonoBrig Gen
65.ColGodfrey MujuniBrig Gen


Download Our News App Here

You may also read!

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya arrested in Gulu

Police have arrested the Kilak South MP, Gilbert Olanya and Aruu South MP Samuel Odonga Otto for demonstrating against


4 South Sudanese soldiers shot dead by UPDF for illegally crossing into Uganda

Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) leadership says four Sudanese People Liberation Army soldiers have been shot dead in a


Covid-19 Update: Seven front-line Doctors and Nurses test positive for COVID-19

Seven frontline health workers have tested positive for COVID-19 — extending Uganda’s tally to 417.The Ministry of Health in


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu