Museveni Promotes Brig Gen Otto to Major General

The Commander In Chief (CiC) of armed forces President Yoweri Museveni has promoted Brig Gen Richard Otto to the rank of Major General.

Col Deo Akiiki the deputy Uganda People’s Defence Forces- UPDF said: “The CDF is pleased to announce the promotion of Brig Gen, RICHARD OTTO to the rank of Maj General by the president of the Republic of Uganda and Commander in Chief of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces.”

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Major General is third highest rank of Ugandan military.

Why promotion?

Col Akiiki said Otto was appointed the chairperson of the South Sudan supervisory mechanism which monitor the implementation of the peace process in the Republic of South Sudan on behalf of Uganda as a Guarantor of the Peace agreement.

“There are three guarantors of that process under IGAD. Uganda , Sudan and South Sudan. President Museveni is the chairperson of the guarantors,” Col Akiiki said.

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