Tumwine, Koreta Dropped as UPDF elects MPs


The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) elections that happened on Friday saw one of the longest-serving MPs, Gen.Elly Tumwine lose the bid to serve his fifth term. Lt. Gen. Ivan Koreta, Maj.Gen. Pecos Kutesa, Col. Francis Takirwa, Brig. Flavia Byekwaso, Col. Felix Kulayigye and Capt. Evelyn Asiimwe were also dropped.

The new faces to represent the UPDF in the 11th Parliament are; Gen. David Muhoozi, Lt. Gen.Wilson Mbasu Mbaddi, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, Lt. Gen. James Mugira, Col. Dr. Victoria Nekesa, Lt. Col. charity Bainababo and Maj. Dr. Jeniffer Alanyo

Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, Maj.Gen. Sam Kavuma and Maj. Gen. Henry Masiko were the lucky ones to return to the August House to represent the army.