Late General Elly Tumwiine was born 1954 and died today at 5:46am this morning in Nairobi, from lung cancer.
General Elly Tumwine was born on 12 April 1954 and was one of top active military officers.
Gen. Elly Tumwine was a Ugandan military officer, professional artist, and educator.
He once served as the Security Minister in the Ugandan Cabinet from March 2018 until 2021.
Gen. Elly Tumwi retired from active military service in July 2022 mid this year sitting his declining health.
He is said to have served as commander of the National Resistance Army from 1984 to 1987.
He was a member of the Ugandan Parliament representing the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF).
He was one of the highest-ranking members of the Ugandan military who recently called on police to shoot at protesters.
This controversy saw the United States of America to sanction the Ugandan generals over human rights abuses.