By Watchdog reporter

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has disassociated itself from the shocking age limit statement made by Investment Minister Evelyn Anite.

On Thursday, the minister said as age limit removal agents, they will not be intimidated by any opponent since they have the support of the army.

“We don’t go looking for support. We are the party in movement. We have support of the magye (army),”Anite said.

Her statement shocked the entire nation and this has forced the army to come out to distance itself from the minister’s statement.

UPDF Spokesperson, Brig Kalemire Richard has saids UPDF is non-partisan and has 10 representatives in Parliament through who the force makes its views known when necessary.


“The UPDF has established structures and 10 Members of Parliament through whom it can make its views known when necessary,”Brig.Karemire said adding that, “The UPDF shall always remain nonpartisan as per article 208 (2) of the Constitution.”