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Gen. Kulayigye axed over promising to salute Bobi Wine

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Gen. Kulayigye has been axed as army votes representative to Parliament (PHOTO/Courtesy).

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Council has elected new representatives to the 11th Parliament.

The army leadership has also dropped Gen Elly Tumwine and Brig. Gen Flavia Byekwaso.

Others include Brig. General Felix Kulayigye who recently said that he was ready to salute Bobi Wine should he become President of Uganda at one point in his lifetime.

Kulayigye said that he has a lot of things that he does not agree with Kyagulanyi but “if he is voted into power, I will definitely salute him as my Commander in Chief”.

“A head of state is a head of state whether you agree with him or not. I have talked to Hon. Kyagulanyi and told him there are things I don’t agree with him. But if he is the head of state, I will salute him,” Kulayigye said.

Meanwhile the newly elected Members of Parliament to represent the UPDF include; three on women slot:
Col. Dr. Victor Nekesa,
Lt Col Charity Bainababo,
Maj. Dr. Jennifer Alanyo

The seven slots for male representatives were taken by:
Gen David Muhoozi
Gen Edward Katumba Wamala
Lt Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadi
Lt Gen Peter Elwelu
Lt Gen James Mugira
Maj Gen Henry Matsiko
Maj Gen Sam Kavuma.

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