General Elly Tumwine Is Dead at 68

Uganda’s former security minister Gen Elly Tumwine has died. The former security minister was 68 and died at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Tumwine’s military career

“We had earlier got in touch and discussed with Museveni who had taught me in primary school that if the 1980 elections were rigged, we could go to the bush as the only way out,” said Tumwine in an interview with the Nile Post in 2018.

Gen Tumwine’s net worth

The Twitter community reacts to Elly Tumwine’s death

Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the NRM- NRA- UPDF fraternity.

With deep sorrow, I announce the death of General Elly Tumwiine which occurred at 5:46am this morning in Nairobi, from lung cancer.

- Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) August 25, 2022

May the Lord receive you, Gen Elly Tumwine.

May your soul RIP, Sir. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/KMhnsI0vvy

- Sheilla Nduhukire 🇺🇬 (@Snduhukire) August 25, 2022

Gen. Elly Tumwine is a legend. He will be greatly remembered for firing his first shot, which marked the beginning of the liberation war!

For almost 61 years, he had remained steadfastly devoted to our CIC, Rtd Gen @KagutaMuseveni. Sir, we bow to you. You are a heroine.
RIP 🙏
pic.twitter.com/JbXKYFUMA8

- 𝐌𝐑. 𝐉𝐎𝐑𝐃𝐀𝐍 (@MrJordanposts) August 25, 2022

I have received the sad news of the passing of RO/00023 Gen. Elly Tumwine.

I send my sincere condolences to H.E @KagutaMuseveni, the family of Gen. Tumwine, the UPDF/NRA fraternity and all those whose lives he touched.

RIP soldier! pic.twitter.com/aieAy7GTSZ

- General Edward Katumba Wamala (@GenWamala) August 25, 2022

Photos of General Elly Tumwine before his untimely death

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