Museveni Mourns Gen Mustafa

drug geneva; font-size: small;”>President Yoweri Museveni at around 10:00am on Tuesday paid his last respects to the fallen soldier.

“Though he served in Amin’s military regime, Mustafa was a decent person. He did not believe in the killing of people and that’s why they targeted him,” said Museveni.

“Mustafa should be remembered for his decency. Ever since he returned from exile I have been working with him very well.”

Museveni said he advised Mustafa to return from exile, a call the General heeded.

Several members of the public also appeared at Parliament to pay their respects to the deceased.

Parliament will today afternoon pay tribute in a sitting that will be presided over by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.

President Museveni on Monday contributed Shs100m towards burial expenses for Mustafa.

At the age of 91, Mustafa who served under Dictator Idi Amin between 1978/79, passed away at Mulago National Referral Hospital on Sunday where he was battling diabetes and hypertension.

Mustafa was later injured in a suspicious accident in 1978 after Amin feared that he intended to overthrow his government.

Gen Moses Ali signs in the condolence book

This sparked off a mutiny in the army, with soldiers loyal to Mustafa crossing to Tanzania.

Amin dispatched troops to hunt down the mutineers leading to the Kagera crisis and eventual Tanzanian invasion that toppled the dictator.

Having toppled Amin and then Obote, the NRA under President later rehabilitated Adrisi by providing him a house in Arua.


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