Described by several army officers as one of the most disciplined commanders the force had ever had, General Aronda Nyakairima died on. It is almost a year since Gen Nyakairima died on September 12, in Dubai, aboard Emirates airlines. Aronda, then serving as Internal. Born in July in Buyanja, Rukungiri District, Aronda Nyakairima attended Nyakaina Primary School in Rukungiri and later Rubirizi.
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The statement describes Aronda as a dedicated servant of the people of Uganda and that it was with great sadness that the news of his death was received. Local Africa World Education. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death. Russia to supply aviation equipment to Uganda.
Aronda never wanted to retire—Gen. Katumba
Augustus Nuwagaba, who was the guest speaker at the memorial lecture, said Aronda was one of the most humble people he has ever met. In OctoberNyakairima was inducted into the International Hall of Fame at the Lewis and Clark Centre at Fort Leavenworth for attaining the highest position in the military of his country.
The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in the country, Brig. Turning to the controversial helicopter crashes, Museveni again blamed poor planning aroonda bad advice from generals Aronda and Owoyesigire, the former commander of the air force. Aronda died last year, and was buried on 20 September, The commander-in-chief also criticised the army leaders for failing to use collective solutions to solve collective problems as he had advised.
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The US ambassador to Uganda Scott De Lisi mourned Aronda saying nyakaieima was a dedicated serviceman, whom he shared many meals and cups of coffee with.
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Remembering Gen. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death – Matooke Republic
Ankunda in a phone interview said that the army had resolved to send a team of pathologists to carry out an independent post mortem on the body. Katumba By David Lumu. How does such a situation come about? Kindly provide your details to receive the Newvision Newsletter.
Use site search Use Google. Aronda neither drunk alcohol nor smoked. Nyakairima was born in Rukungiri District.
Aronda never wanted to retire—Gen. Govt spends sh99b on rent every year – minister Uganda Peoples Defence Forces is to send a team of pathologists to Dubai to do a post-mortem report on the death of the General, the army spokesperson Col Paddy Ankunda has said.
Museveni also questioned the planning, as well aronfa some of the tactics and strategies used by commanders in Somalia. In General Aronda attended a basic military officer’s course three years after NRA captured power. As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire.
He was later confirmed dead at the age of 56 years.
Subscribe to Newvision Newsletter. It did not, therefore, come as a surprise to army officers who attended, including our sources for this information, when the commander-in-chief announced a major army reshuffles the next day.
Aronda Never Wanted To Retire—Gen. Katumba
Nyakairima was married to Linda Kahooza with whom he had two children. Until then, Nyakairima had been praised for many achievements in his year reign, including transformation of the UPDF into one of the most respected armies in the Great Lakes region. Aronda was never denied to retire from the army. Condolence messages have slowly been streaming in from different dignitaries over the death of the former army chief.
They were promptly replaced by Gen Katumba Wamala and Lt Gen Charles Angina, respectively, in a reshuffle that largely replaced bush war veterans with younger but well-trained officers. He adds nyxkairima despite having different perspectives, Aronda remained a leader with shared values. Soldiers were underfed, says commander-in-chief. Rugunda describes the death a “tragic and huge loss to the country”. Aronda Nyakairima was denied a chance to retire, the Chief of Defence forces, Gen. If we fail nyakaitima build on this rock, we shall have let down Gen.
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He also taught us that success without a successor is nyskairima good enough. Nyakairjma of Defence Forces of Uganda — Retrieved 16 September Retrieved 12 September Archived from the original on 24 September Married to Linda Kahooza and survived by two children, Aronda was the man responsible for the bring it about of the National Identity Card.
Instead, the few compliments dished out went to Katumba Wamala, and younger officers, to whom he would hand the reigns of the army leadership a few hours later.
Charles Bakahumura said Aronda mentored many of the arodna officers in the rank and file of UPDF, revealing that he would speak truth to power no matter the circumstances.