Army on the spot again over partisan politics

Brig Deus Sande

What you need to know:

  • A UPDF commander has resurrected the painful subject of individual soldiers making statements to undermine the electoral process. The Army spokesperson has ruled the officer out of order but she cannot confirm whether he will be punished.

Brig  Deus Sande, the commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Mechanised Brigade in Masaka,  is out of order with comments that the army will not hand over power if elections went against President Museveni. 
This is according to Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the UPDF and Defence spokesperson. 

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