UPDF Engages Kasese Residents To Liaise With Security To Fight ADF Rebels

The Commander Land Force Lieutenant General Kayanja Muhanga has today rallied leaders and residents of Kasese District to join efforts towards eliminating the remnants of the Allied Democratic Forces. He said with the support of the residents of Kasese, the forces were able to get rid of the enemy.

Lt Gen Muhanga who was in the company of the Commander Mountain Division and Operation Shujja, Major General Dick Olum was speaking during a mobilisation meeting that was held at Bwera Sub-County in Kasese District. “The enemy right now is at his weakest. We have killed many of their foreign fighters and many of their commanders,” said Lt Gen Muhanga.

Lt Gen Muhanga urged the residents to be vigilant and always report unknown and suspicious people in their areas before the terrorists take advantage and cause mayhem in their homes.

Maj Gen Olum called upon the local leaders and residents to always share information early enough which will enable the security forces to detect the enemy before they cause damage.

Maj Gen James Birungi emphasized the need by the concerned authorities to educate the masses and share amongst their colleagues the necessary tips and information on how to combat and report suspicious characters in their area.

The meeting was attended by senior officers, Deputy Prime Minister of Rwenzururu Kingdom Edwin Kugonza, senior police officers, RDC Kasese district Lt John Walusimbi and local leaders among others.


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