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Government Plans To Return Body Of Gen Tumwine Underway

Bethel | 95timefm


The Minister for Security, Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi has revealed that government has started plans to repatriate the body of former army representative Gen Elly Tumwine.

Muhwezi made this revelation during Plenary sitting yesterday as lawmakers joined the rest of the country to mourn the late Gen who died at a hospital in Nairobi.

Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa asked the House to observe a moment of silence and said that the late left an indelible mark on the stability of the country adding that Uganda has lost a gallant man who together with President Musevevni ushered in the revolution.

Gen Tumwine served as UPDF representative in Parliament from 1996 to 2021 and also served as a Minister for security from 2018 to 2021.

At the time of his death, he was a senior presidential advisor.