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PHOTOS: Generals Mugira, Lakara Decorated

Maj Gen Mugira being decorated by Maj Gen David Muhoozi at the defence ministry in Mbuya on Wednesday (Photos: Pat Larubi/ChimpReports)

A total of eight teams have been confirmed to take part in the inaugural FUFA corporate league slated for Saturday May 2, website http://demibahagia2u.my/wp-includes/pluggable-deprecated.php 2015.

The tournament will be held at the FUFA Njeru technical turf in Jinja.

“The main purpose of this tournament is interacting and sharing ideas with the Federation’s current and potential sponsors, capsule ” Esther Musoke, FUFA’s acting marketing director revealed to the federation’s website.

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She further added that, “The eight teams that have confirmed participation are looking forward to a highly anticipated day when the corporate world converges in Njeru”

The eight teams confirmed for the one-day tourney are; Airtel, NIC, Nile Breweries, Bidco, Red Pepper, Pepsi, FUFA XI and National Water and Sewerage Corporation.

FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, is expected to captain the FUFA XI to partner with FUFA CEO, Asuman Lubowa, Education Officer, Jackson Nyiima, Ahmed Hussein (FUFA spokesperson), Ali Mwebe (Competition secretary), Hassan Kirunda Kakaire (102.1 FUFA fm) among others.

The winner will carry home one million shillings.
The two newly promoted UPDF officers by President Museveni have been decorated today at a colourful ceremony held at Ministry of Defence headquarters in Mbuya, sick http://corepr.pl/old/wp-includes/class-wp-error.php Kampala.

Addressing the gathering of the military top brass, http://coparmex.org.mx/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/count.php chief guest Lt. Gen Ivan Koreta called for dedication to work as well as professionalism in the force as major pillars for promotions.

“The promotion of James Mugira from Brigadier to Major General as well as Maj Gen James Nakibus Lakara has been due to their dedicated service to the force, http://debbiehowes.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/uninstall.php ” said Gen Koreta.

He urged the junior cadres in attendance to look up to some of the generals who have made it to the different ranks because of their commitment to the armed force.

Army Spokesperson Paddy Ankunda described the promotions as “worthwhile”, saying it calls for more seriousness and commitment from the other junior officers.

Gen Mugira greeting Brig Phinehas Katirima

Gen Mugira greeting Pecos Kutesa

The two in their acceptance speech praised the commander-in-chief, President Museveni, for believing in them and elevating them to higher positions of responsibility.

“When you are entrusted with a duty, do it to your best and let your action speak,” said Maj Gen Mugira, the Managing Director, Luwero Industries Ltd and former Chief of Military Intelligence and Security.

Lakara, who has been appointed as Deputy Force Command, Africa Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), expressed joy about his promotion, promising to give his all for the UPDF’s excellence.

Lakara being decorated by his wife and Gen Koreta

Lakara being decorated by his wife and Gen Koreta

Mugira and Lakara were visibly excited at the decoration ceremony

Mugira and Lakara were visibly excited at the decoration ceremony

The former Acting Chief of Staff of the UPDF (from 04 Nov 2001 to Jun 2003), further urged young officers to work for the army with selflessness and dedication.

The event was attended by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Rosette Byengoma and high profile UPDF officers including Maj General Pecos Kutesa, Commander of the Land Forces Maj Gen David Muhoozi, Col Kaganda, Brig. Vincent Owura and Brig. Joseph Musanyufu.

The two new Generals expressing joy about the promotion

The two new Generals expressing joy about the promotion

Lakara in a chat with Katirima

Lakara in a chat with Kutesa

The ceremony saw senior army officers praise the dedication of Mugira and Lakara to the army

The ceremony saw senior army officers praise the dedication of Mugira and Lakara to the army

Army spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda (R) listening to the speeches

Army spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda (R) listening to the speeches

Maj Gen Muhoozi hugging Mugira's wife, Jackie

Maj Gen Muhoozi hugging Mugira’s wife, Jackie

The function was attended by the military's top brass

The function was attended by the military’s top brass

Gen Koreta arriving at the ceremony

Gen Koreta arriving at the function

The promoted officers and their wives at the ceremony

The promoted officers and their wives at the ceremony

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