Former commander of the special Force Command (SFC) and First Son Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has hailed Ugandans for the love and support.
This comment follows the recent army promotions that saw the senior presidential advisor on military affairs elevated from the Maj. General to Lieutenant General Rank.
According to Muhoozi, the hundreds of supporters and well-wishers who sent him messages of congratulations and encouragement revealed an inspirational chapter.
“I want to thank the hundreds of supporters and well-wishers who sent me messages of congratulations and encouragement today. I know all the officers who were promoted by the Commander in Chief today draw inspiration from such massive support. Thank you all.” Muhoozi stated via twitter handle.
His Excellency the President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces on Friday confirmed the promotions of 2,031 UPDF personnel to various ranks as categorized as below:
1. Promoted to align with establishment appointments – 100.
2. Promoted due for retirement – 97.
3. Promoted for long reckonable record of service – 130.
4. Promoted after successfully completing Grade II staff course – 49.
5. Promoted on recommendation by formations/units – 1,082.
6. Promoted after passing promotional examinations – 375.
7. Promoted upon completion of probation – 27.
8. Promoted from Other ranks to officer level – 171.