BG XXXVI Commander Meets Somali Local Leaders, Discuss Al – Shabaab Defeat
The Commander of Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Battle Group (BG) XXXVI serving under the Africa Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Col John Musiitwa has urged Somali local leaders to maintain team spirit, good working relations, information sharing, and quick reporting to defeat Al – Shabaab.
Col Musiitwa said this as he lead a Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) patrol where he paid a courtesy call on the Afgooye District Commissioner (DC) Mr. Abdallah Mohamed and the Hiershabele District Commissioner(DC) Mr. Nor Ibrahim Osman in Afgoye and Hiershabele towns respectively. “Our aim is to ensure Al – Shabaab is completely defeated for a peaceful Somalia that will enable smooth movement of trade and other infrastructural development for Somalia to regain its lost glory,