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Uganda is not sending troops to Nigeria, says UPDF

Uganda has denied reports that it plans to deploy soldiers to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram. The UPDF in a statement said reportsthat Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) was to deploy two Battalions to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria was baseless. “There is no force of the UPDF under preparation for such a deployment and the Government of Uganda has not sought for any clearance from the African Union (AU) to deploy to Nigeria as reported,” statement said. The statement added that the Ministry of Defence had never requested toRead More