Mustafa Adrisi

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General Mustafa Adrisi (c. 1922 – 28 July 2013) was Vice President of Uganda (1977–1978), and one of president Idi Amin's closest associates.[1] In 1978, after Adrisi was injured in a suspicious auto accident, troops loyal to him mutinied. Amin sent troops against the mutineers, some of whom had fled across the Tanzanian border, eventually leading to the Uganda-Tanzania War.[2] In the late 1990s, Mustafa Adrisi was living quietly in Arua, West Nile, in a house provided by the Ugandan government, and had recently gone back to complete his primary school certificate.

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  1. ^ newvision. "Former VP Gen. Mustafa Adrisi dies". Newvision.co.ug. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  2. ^ Military rule under Amin, Library of Congress Country Studies: Uganda Archived 21 July 2007 at WebCite