Maj Gen. Kaneirugaba commended AMISOM troops for backing Somali government forces (SNA) in fighting Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia.
Maj Gen. Kaneirugaba particularly visited Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) soldiers. He lauded them for their commitment, courage and dedication in executing their mandate of stabilizing Somalia.
The Uganda Special Forces Commander also met with senior AMISOM officers at the Uganda contingent headquarters in Mogadishu.
He called on AMISOM to help Somali government hold successful polls scheduled before the end of the year.
His visit was a morale booster to AMISOM troops whom he praised for dislodging Al-Shabaab terrorists out of Mogadishu in cooperation with Somali government forces. He called on more collaboration with other sector troops serving under AMISOM in liberating Somalia from the Al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab terrorists.