Gen. Bamuze did not die of negligence or indiscipline — M7

President Museveni has said that departed Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) Maj. Gen. Ali Bamuze did not die of indiscipline or negligence but it was his day.

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“Gen. Bamuze did not die of negligence or indiscipline, but it was his day that God arranged because though he was sick, he was doing medical checkups regularly but suddenly his health deteriorated,” State House quoted the President addressing mourners at the departed General’s ancestral home in  Uji Village, Kululu Sub county, Yumbe town council, Yumbe District.

Museveni who was paying respect said he came to mourn Maj. Bamuze because of his contribution to the peace in Yumbe District in particular and West Nile in general.

He said that although Gen. Bamuze initially opposed the NRM government; he later agreed to work together with government and he doesn’t keep grudges and is not vindictive.

He eulogised Gen. Bamuze by marking him as a hero of peace, unity and development and implored the people of Yumbe and West Nile to keep the peace as a way of remembering the good works of the fallen General.

Gen. Bamuze died on Sunday evening after collapsing at J&M Airport Road Hotel.

Gen. Bamuze was part of the UPDF officers who attended an Operation Wealth Creation meeting organized by the Commander of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. Wamala at J&M Hotel in Bwebajja along Entebbe Road.

The meeting was addressed by President Yoweri MuseveniGen. Bamuze was part of the UPDF officers who attended an Operation Wealth Creation meeting organized by the Commander of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. Wamala at J&M Hotel in Bwebajja along Entebbe Road.

The meeting was addressed by President Yoweri MuseveniBamuze was part of the UPDF officers who attended an Operation Wealth Creation meeting organized by the Commander of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. Wamala at J&M Hotel in Bwebajja along Entebbe Road.

He was former commander of the Uganda National Rescue Front (UNRF) II rebel group that was intergraded into the UPDF after a December 2002 peace pact with government.

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