On his twitter handle Kagame wrote, “Happy Heroes’ Day”.
The 24th Heroes Day was marked under the theme ‘Let’s Uphold Heroism to build the Rwanda we want’.
On her Twitter handle the Minister of Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu said that commemorating heroes is to value what they fought for; which is having a good nation.
She urged youth to uphold heroism by building the nation they want.
The three categories of Rwandan Heroes are Imanzi, Imena and Ingezi.
In Imanzi are, late Gen. Maj Fred Gisa Rwigema former commandant of Rwanda Patriotic Army and Unknown Soldier.
In Imena, they include King Mutara III Rudahigwa, Michel Rwagasana, Agathe Uwiringiyimana, Félicité Niyitegeka and Nyange Students.
Currently no person has been honoured in Ingenzi category.