November 28, 2020

Kagame officiates the Swearing-in ceremony of new cabinet members

President Paul Kagame presides over the swearing in ceremony of five new ministers lately on 6th October 2016 at Rwanda parliament, Kimihurura. In the ceremony, Kagame reflect on late Senator Jean de Dieu Mucyo passed on early this week and calls on leaders to follow his humbleness.

Kagame on Tuesday reshuffled the cabinet naming new five cabinet entrants include the new Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Espérance Nyirasafari, new state minister Fulgence Nsengiyumva (Agriculture), Evode Uwizeyimana (constitutional and legal affairs), Vincent Munyeshaka (socio-economic development), and Isaac Munyakazi, the new state minister for primary and secondary education.

The oath followed up by his Excellency remark of thanking and calling on leaders for commitment. “I want to start by thanking all of you leaders and partners for the work we do together to rebuild this country, I thank those who took oath of office today for their commitment to work with us all to move this country forward”.

Referring to the recent abrupt death of Senator Jean de Dieu Mucyo who accidently fell on stairs, president Kagame condoles members of parliament (senates) and tells them to follow his manners. “I humbly join senate members on Jean de Dieu Mucyo death. Late Mucyo was a good and humble leader, we will always learn from his humbleness to do our job”.

The ministry for EAC affairs was also merged with that of trade and industry, which was left under François Kanimba as minister.

Among the remarkable changes introduced in the latest cabinet reshuffle include the creation of two new state minister portfolios; state minister for constitutional and legal affairs and state minister for socio-economic development, while the ministry for internal affairs was scrapped as well as the docket of the state minister for mines.

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