The Minister of Local Government, Francis Kaboneka has advised the newly elected Kigali city mayor, Nyamurinda Pascal to focus on key duties including proper execution of the city’s master plan and improving service delivery among others.
Nyamurinda Pascal was voted this Friday after beating his competitor Umuhoza Aurore with 161 over 35 votes in elections that took place in the hall of Kigali city council.
Minister Kaboneka has asked Nyamurinda to ensure proper execution of his duties and maintain achievements.
“I would like to highlight that you work together, with all these people for lasting solutions because it would be impossible to address challenges facing the city without their involvement,” he said.
He also asked the new mayor to maintain infrastructures including roads being constructed in Kigali city.
Minister Kaboneka urged the new mayor to focus on projects of cooperatives, maintain security and putting emphasis on making sure that services delivered to citizens within various sectors are good.
He promised close collaboration with the new leadership.
Nyamurinda Pascal who served as a diplomat in New York where he represented Rwanda in UN for five years promised to accomplish duties serving with two principles which are prioritizing citizens’ interests, ensuring better welfare, economy and justice.
He said that performance contracts will be achieved through choosing the right thing and taking advice from co-workers.