By; Ben Musanje
The Chief of Defense Forces David Muhoozi has applauded the Tanzania army for helping Uganda liberate itself from the bad leadership of former president Idi Amin Dada.
Gen Muhoozi was today meeting students from the National Defence College of Tanzania led by Brig Gen I. Mhona at the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Headquarters Mbuya hill, in Kampala.
Muhoozi welcomed and commended the role played by the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) in ensuring regional stability for sustainable development.
He noted, the need to maintain close cooperation between Uganda and Tanzania, which is premised on the fact that both countries share a lot in common.
April 11th marked 39 years since Ugandan exiles from Tanzania, backed by the Tanzanian People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) captured Kampala ending the eight-year-reign of General Idi Amin Dada.
Amin was succeeded by Professor Yusuf Lule.
Amin died in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia in 2003.