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JUST IN: UPDF Loses two Generals

KAMPALA- Uganda People’s Defence Forces UPDF is mourning the passing on of Maj Gen Eric Mukasa.

Maj Gen Mukasa has been serving as the Chief of Staff Land Forces.

Information obtained by this online publication indicates that the army officer at the rank of Maj Gen passed away on Thursday morning July 2nd 2020 at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala.

Maj Gen Eric Mukasa during his time- Courtesy photo

The defence Ministry spokesman Brig Richarg Karemire confirmed the news of Mukasa’s death adding that he has been sick for some time.

“We have lost yet another gallant general officer,” said UPDF spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire.

Maj Gen Mukasa’s death comes shortly after the death of Brigadier General, Jackson Bell Tushabe.

Shortly after Mukasa’s, Brig. Gen. Victor Maregano Twesigye was dead later on in a separate communication pronounced dead.

He slipped off and hit his head in the bathroom while he was bathing today morning Rest in peace.

The trio were NRA war veterans and Tushabe passed away this past Tuesday at Nakasero Hospital where he succumbed to multiple organ failure.


Juma Mubiru
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