The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen. Wilson Mbasu Mbadi has assured the management of the Uganda National Oil Company that the UPDF will secure the oil and gas industry amidst the prevailing terror threat in the country.
Gen Mbadi revealed this while chairing a meeting at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala, which was primarily focused on identifying potential areas of collaboration between the two entities for the success of Uganda’s oil and gas exploration journey.
In his remarks, he commended Uganda National Oil Company for the progress so far reached in exploring the oil and gas industry in Uganda saying that “It has been a long journey and they can’t work alone,”
The army commander urged members at the meeting to look for possible areas of collaboration in the oil sector, especially in the security field, for the benefit of Ugandans and Africans in pursuit of Pan – Africanism. END