According to Kaboona, Twinamatisko was arrested after he presented fake recommendation letters from local leaders to allow him join the army. Kaboona says that Twinamatiko was arrested after it emerged that he has been on police wanted list for numerous offences.
Major Ceaser Olweny, the UPDF 4th Division spokesperson said the recruitment went well and the turn up was good. He explains that the females were successful because they passed both the fitness and medical tests and had the required qualifications.
The UPDF fourth division spokesperson Major Caesar Olweny says that a number of political leaders in the the area were trying to use their influence to have their relatives recruited as part of the ongoing drive to recruit up to 4,000 personnel to join the army as both professional and regular soldiers.
William Ejoi from Makindye Kizungu zone, a diploma holder in Education was turned away for having a scar. He sustained a scar in 2016 during a motor accident. Asked what his plans are going forward, Ejoi said he has none.
Robert Weere, a first class holder in Industrial chemistry is among the thousands of enthusiastic people seeking recruitment into the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) at the ongoing exercise at Kololo Airstrip.
They are part of the 2,000 personnel to be recruited under the 4th Division Army barracks to form part of the 13,000 recruits expected from across the country, in the drive that will run to the end of the month.