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.
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.