In pictures: President Museveni tours barracks and engages with the soldiers

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MAKENKE, MBARARA DISTRICT

While in Mbarara, President Yoweri Museveni interfaced with the commanders, officers and men of the UPDF 2nd Division at Makenke, Mbarara, as part of his continuing tours and engagements with the soldiers.

The President Reminded them about the historical mission of our force, making it clear that it is a pro-people army that supports the principles of Democracy, Pan-Africanism, Socio-economic Transformation and Patriotism.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni inspects a guard of honour mounted the UPDF 2nd Division at Makenke, Mbarara
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni inspects a guard of honour mounted the UPDF 2nd Division at Makenke, Mbarara

SINGO MILITARY BARRACKS, NAKASEKE DISTRICT

The Head of State who addressed Officers and men of Singo Military and Peace Support Operations and Training Centre, Singo Military Barracks in Nakaseke District called upon Army Officers to learn, understand, internalize and apply the principles of NRA wherever they are deployed.

He reminded soldiers that UPDF is a national liberation force.


UPDF ARTILLERY DIVISION IN MASINDI

During his visit in Masindi, the Head of State revealed plans by the government to establish a primary and a secondary school in every Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) barracks in the country to enable children of soldiers access free education.

He said government will also establish a UPDF science-based university to provide university education to the soldiers’ children.

President Museveni inspects a guard of honour on his arrival at the UPDF Artillery Division in Masindi on Wednesday April 3rd 2019.

President Museveni (C) chats with Staff Sgt Florence Alobo (L) who joined the army in 1986 as other soldiers look on in Masindi Field Artillery Division in Masindi on Wednesday April 3, 2019.
President Museveni addressing students of Masindi Army Secondary School in Masindi Field Artillery Division on Wednesday April 3, 2019.