Uganda’s Internal Affairs Minister Gen.Aronda Nyakairima dead

Gen Aronda Nyakarima

Gen Aronda Nyakairima

The Earthly life of  Gen.Aronda Nyakairima has come to an end leaving many in shock.

The Internal Affairs Minister died of a heart attack, according to Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson.

The former Chief of Defence Forces died from Dubai on his way from South Korea back to Uganda.

The life and times of Gen. Aronda Nyakarima, the fallen General.

Gen. Aronda Nyakarima was born in Rukungiri District.

He attended Kitgum High School in Kitgum District before joining Makerere university where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1981.

He later joined the National Resistance Army in 1982 after his completion at Makerere university.

Took on Basic Officers Course in 1989 and later went to  Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, USA for a course in Strategic Studies. he also attended the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo.

The fallen General has served in various positions in the National Resistance Movement Government.

He served as an intelligence officer in the military before being appointed Assistant Director in the Directorate of Military Intelligence in the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF).

Later joined the Presidential Protection Unit as an Intelligence Officer and then took on the role of Commanding Officer of the Armored Brigade.

In 2003, Nyakairima became the first person to serve as the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) a position he served for 10 years.

He was in 2013 appointed minister of internal affairs.

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