Museveni orders Saleh to oversee handover of fired Generals - Daily Post Uganda

Museveni orders Saleh to oversee handover of fired Generals

As the fall-out over the highly controversial shake-up of the Army leadership continues, President Museveni has directed his brother Gen Salim Saleh to oversee the seamless handover of power of top Army officers who were fired last night.

Daily Post understands that Gen Museveni directed that Gen Saleh ensures that all officers who have been fired gracefully hand over their offices and take up their respective offices without causing any chaos.

There has been reported disquiet in the security circles over the demotion of Gen Katumba Wamala from Chief of Defence Forces(CDF) to Junior Works Minister.

Gen Katumba is a popular figure in the Army, with his replacement Gen David Muhoozi a relative newcomer in the Army. Gen Muhoozi has been serving as Commander Land Forces.

Gen Muhoozi is the first General who did not participate in the 1981-86 Luweero Bush War to head the Army. He joined the NRA after the capture of government in 1986.

Lt Gen Charles Angina, who was demoted from Deputy CDF to Commander Operation Wealth Creation(OWC),in a development that did not go down well with soldiers from Eastern Uganda.

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