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Tumwine, Kulaigye and Koreta voted out of Parliament as UPDF representatives

Gen Elly Tumwine (Courtesy Photo)

As the wave of change continues to sweep across the country as regards possession of elective positions more so in Parliament, ministers continue to lose out in the elections.

Latest to board the plane to Taiwan is Security Minister, Gen. Elly Tumwine who has lost out the race to represent the army in the 11th parliament.

Tumwine lost the race which would have seen him a record sixth term in office as the UPDF representative in the parliament.

Also dropped from the last parliament are Col Felix Kulayigye, Lt Gen Ivan Koreta, Maj Gen Pecos Kutesa, Col Francis Takirwa, Lt Col Flavia Byekwaso and Capt Evelyn Asiimwe.

Works Minister Gen Edward Katumba Wamala will retain his seat to represent the army in the 11th parliament and will be joined by new comers who belong to UPDF’s top command including Gen David Muhoozi , Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi, Lt Gen Peter Elwelu and Lt Gen James Mugira.

The  Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) council voted today at headquarters of Land Forces in Bombo town council after being addressed the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, President Yoweri Museveni.

The President however, left before the voting could commence, as he doesn’t take part on the voting process.

UPDF Voting at Bombo Military Barracks

Full List of nominees

✳ Gen Elly Tumwine
✳ Gen Edward Katumba Wamala 📌 
✳ Gen David Muhoozi 📌 
✳ Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi 📌
✳ Lt Gen Peter Elwelu 📌 
✳ Lt Gen Charles Otema Awany
✳ Lt Gen Charles Lutaaya
✳ Lt Gen Andrew Gutti
✳ Lt Gen James Mugira 📌
✳ Maj Gen Sam Kavuma 📌
✳ Maj Gen Henry Masiko 📌
✳ Maj Gen Sam Okiding
✳ Brig Gen James Kinsalwa
✳ Brig Gen Michael Kisame
✳ Brig Gen Francis Chemo
✳ Brig Gen Ogik Bob Paskiesky

The voters chose 7 of 17 men

• Col Dr Victoria Nekesa 📌 
• Lt Col charity Bainababo 📌
• Lt Col Susan Mwanga
• Lt Col Dr Jenifer Alanyo 📌 

Female nominees 4, voters chose 3

📌 – Elected

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