UPDF airforces commander dies in bathroom

Kampala | Brig Gen Stephen Kiggundu is dead, the Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs has announced. 

The Gen suddenly died on Easter Sunday in his bathroom at his official residence in Entebbe.

According to defence spokesperson Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye, Kiggundu “was well all day until the evening”.

By the time of his death, Brig Gen Kiggundu was the Deputy Commander of UPDF Airforces.

“The UPDF fraternity and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Airforces will miss Brig Gen Kiggundu at this time when his services were most needed to continue strengthening our Airforce capabilities,” said the defence spox.


“First man to fly our jet fighters and SU30. Just gone in a blink of an eye,” Deputy Defence spox, Col. Deo Akiiki said on Monday.

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