By APN Reporter
The Uganda People’s defense forces are mourning the death of Brig Gen (rtd) Jackson Bell Tushabe who passed on at Nakasero Hospital this morning.
UPDF Deputy spokesperson Major Deo Akiiki has described the deceased as a hero and compatriot.
“It is yet another moment of grief in the UPDF Family. Brig Gen (rtd) Jackson Bell Tushabe has fallen at Nakasero Hospital this morning. A hero and compatriot. Sleep in Peace General!!” said Deo Akiiki in a statement.
“The Fallen General had the trademark good relationship with wanainchi especially in Gaba where he has lived for long. This is the story of NRA-UPDF discipline” adds Akiiki.
Born Buyanja parish Kyeizooba sub-county Bushenyi district, Brig. Gen. Tushabe, a brother to former Igara East MP aspirant Benjamin Katana is a renowned sportsman and the former director of Victors FC.
RO/0079, Bell participated in the five-year bush war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power in 1986, previously served as UPDF 4th Division commander.