Hon Gen Odongo Jeje Abubakher

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakher is currently the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and represents Orungo Constituency in the National Parliament. Prior to this appointment, he was Minister of Internal Affairs from 2016-2021. He has held other cabinet portfolios including as Minister of State for Defence and Minister of State for Environment. In his other previous capacity, he served as Army Commander between 1998-2001 and held several other positions while in military service, including representing the Army in Parliament. Gen. Odongo holds MA in International Studies from Nairobi University, BA (Hon) in Education from Makerere University. He underwent military training and was commissioned from Monduli Academy in 1979. Other courses attended include Logistics command from Monterey- USA and National Defense College- Karen, Kenya.