The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) has dismissed claims Rt Maj Gen. Kasirye Gwanga, 68, is dead.
On Thursday June 4, a local online media based in Mbale district posted on their official Facebook page that Major General Gwanga had died.
Deputy Defence Spokesperson Lt Col Deo Akiiki said the death rumours ought to be ignored.
“The information we have as per now from the hospital where the General is receiving treatment from shows that he is alive,” said Akiiki.
”He is not dead. Therefore, ignore those rumours,” he added.
Maj Gen Gwanga was last week hospitalized at Nakasero Hospital after developing an illness that threatens his life.