NEWS– Following the death of Gen. Elly Tumwiine, President Museveni has revealed that the late succumbed to lung Cancer.
Gen. Elly Tumwiine passed on Thursday Morning at around 5:46am in Nairobi.
President Museveni described the late as a dedicated and hard-working cadre.
Below is President Museveni’s Statement….
Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the NRM- NRA- UPDF fraternity.
With deep sorrow, I announce the death of General Elly Tumwiine which occurred at 5:46am this morning in Nairobi, from lung cancer.
Since that time, Gen. Tumwiine has been part of the leadership of the NRA- UPDF as well as serving the government in various capacities.
Those capacities included being Army- Commander, member of the High Command, Director-General of Intelligence, Minister of Security, etc.
He has been a dedicated and hard-working cadre. More will be said about him later. Condolences to his family, to the NRA-UPDF- NRM fraternity and to all Ugandans.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Yoweri K. Museveni
President of the Republic of Uganda/CIC. UPDF