President Museveni opens up on Gen. Elly Tumwiine’s cause of death


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

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