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Uganda Sends Peace Keeping Team to Sudan

Photograph: Denis Edema/Daily Screen

The Commandant of Uganda Speedy Deployment Capability Centre, Major- Common Nakibus Lakara hands over the Ugandan Flag to the contingent Commander, Brigadier Michael Nyarwa at the Junior Command and Team Of Workers School in Jinja on Monday.

Jinja — A 106-man contingent of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, police and civilians has left for Sudan underneath the Joint Security Peace-Conserving Exercise of East Africa Standby Drive.

The Staff was flagged off on Monday By the Commandant of Uganda Fast Deployment Capability Centre, Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara, at the Junior Command and Personnel School in Jinja.

The officers will share intelligence gathering skills, fight counter terrorism in the region with a view to promote stability.

In Step With Maj Gen Lakara, the Train will expose the contingent to humanitarian drawback fixing talents, counter terrorism and operation planning with the honor of neighborhood involvement.

“Uganda is well known for just right peace-Retaining missions in Africa; subsequently, I strongly urge you to move and promote defence diplomacy and steer clear of indulging in actions that will tarnish your usa. Remember That you’re going to an Arab neighborhood,” Maj Gen Lakara mentioned.

He said without elaborating that four years ago, when the Ugandan contingent went to South Africa for a similar Train, they misbehaved.

“You Are Going To a spot where the group does now not entertain alcohol. So, if you have been drinking, you are going to not have the appetite because you’ll not in finding it there aside from in selected hotels,” he said.

Maj Gen Lakara tasked Brig Michael Nyarwa, the contingent Commander who doubles as the manager Analysis Officer, to watch the officers closely and not to entertain favouritism.

The departing Air Force Public Family Members Officer, Capt Arthur Timbaganya, downplayed ideas that the Exercise used to be triggered By Using the up to date discuss with of Mr Omar al-Bashir’s, the president of Sudan, to Uganda.

He stated: “There’s nothing specifically of pastime. That Is rotational and Sudan was once this 12 months selected to host the Exercise as a member of the East African Standby Power.”

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