UPDF Soldiers Of UNGU VIII Decorated With UN Medals
Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers serving under the United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU) in Somalia were decorated with United Nations (UN) medals and awarded certificates of recognition for successfully completing a distinguished one-year tour of duty in Somalia.
The medal parade and certificate award ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG) in Somalia Her Excellency (HE) Anita Kiki Gbeho at UNGU city, in Mogadishu, Somalia.
HE Anita Gbeho extended her gratitude to UNGU troops for their sacrifice, dedication, discipline and professionalism exhibited during their one-year tour of duty that has put the Ugandan flag higher. “I take the opportunity to thank you for your sacrifice, dedication, discipline and professionalism you have displayed. Uganda’s flag is flying high because of you and the nation must be proud, your effort was surely not in vain,