Uganda Land Forces Commander visits Somalia to assess troop welfare


Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces (CLF), Lieutenant General, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has visited Ugandan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), to assess their welfare and commend them for their contribution to the peace support operation.
Lt. Gen. Kainerugaba was in Somalia from 23 to 27 September, where he interacted with Ugandan troops involved in ongoing operations to degrade Al-Shabaab and restore peace and stability in the country.
“The purpose of my visit is to commend the troops for the great work they are doing in Somalia. Secondly, it is to talk to them and get a feel of the problems and challenges they are facing,” said Lt. Gen. Kainerugaba, noting that a commander has to visit troops in the field, to understand what the troops are going through.