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UPDF Land Forces boss Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba hits field, visits third Infantry Division

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Commander Land Force Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has visited the 3rd Infantry Division in Moroto (PHOTO /Courtesy)

MOROTO —The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Commander Land Force Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has visited the 3rd Infantry Division in Moroto.

Lt Gen Kainerugaba was on a working tour to ascertain the status of troops in tackling the On-going revived efforts towards disarming Karamojong warriors.

In a meeting at the Division Headquarters in Moroto with the division leadership and other stakeholders, Lt Gen Kainerugaba observed that government has so far made deliberate efforts towards building and sustaining peace, security and stability in Karamoja Sub-region.

He cautioned civilians with illegal guns to stop livestock theft and urged them to join government and UPDF efforts towards pacifying the region for transformation to take root.

The 3rd Infantry Division Commander Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe speaking in the same meeting called upon all stakeholders involved in the disarmament exercise to join hands with security agencies in ushering total peace in Karamoja.

The meeting was attended by UPDF commanders, Police, Internal Security Organization Officers operating in the region and other key civilian stakeholders.

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