The Commander Land Forces (CLF), Lt Gen Peter Elwelu has urged retired army officers to be ambassadors of government in spreading the messages aimed at protecting Ugandans against COVID-19. This was at the Land Forces Head Quarters in Bombo where Militants of the (UPDF) retired from active service.
Over One thousand Officers and Militants of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) have retired from active service in the Force after most had completed 20 to 40 years of service to the nation and the region.
Due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the retirement ceremonies were conducted in eleven centers across the country to ensure social distance.
The biggest number; 362 Officers and Militants were retired from Land Forces Head Quarters in Bombo where the Commander Land Forces (CLF), Lt Gen Peter Elwelu was the chief guest. The CLF urged the retirees to consider being there for their families as one of the core issues to do on retirement.
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He also urged them to continue promoting peace and security while in their communities and shun all those that are deemed to create instability in the country.
Lt Gen Peter Elwelu, therefore, called them to be ambassadors of government. In addition, to spreading the messages aimed at protecting the people of Uganda against COVID-19.
The Commander Special Forces Command (SFC), Maj Gen James Birungi presided over the ceremony for the retirees under his command at Entebbe SFC Headquarters whereas the Deputy Commander Air Forces, Major General Tumusiime Katsigazi presided over the ceremony for Air Forces personnel at Entebbe Air Forces Headquarters.
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