According the Ministry of Defence’s statement released on Thursday, Kagame promoted senior officers from different ranks and a number of Non-Commissioned Officers in different categories.
RDF Officers were promoted as follows;
Fred Ibingira has been promoted from Lieutenant General to General and Jacques Musemakweli from Major General to Lieutenant General.
Kagame also promoted 12 officers from Brigadier General to Major General. Those include Charles Karamba, Eric Murokore, Emmy Ruvusha, Emmanuel Bayingana, Joseph Nzabamwita, Andrew Kagame, Charles Rudakubana, Aloys Muganga, Ferdinand Safari, Albert Murasira, Jean Jacques Laurent Mupenzi and Innocent Kabandana
Also promoted are six officers from Colonel to Brigadier General, those are John Bosco Ngiruwonsanga, John Bosco Rutikanga, Vincent Nyakarundi, Francis Mutiganda, Fred Muziraguharara and Willy Rwagasana
Kagame also promoted 14 officers from Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel, 68 from Major to Lieutenant Colonel 79 from Captain to Major 11 from Lieutenant to Captain and 457 from Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant.
The statement says that a number of Non-Commissioned Officers were also promoted in their respective categories.
“Congratulations to all those who have been promoted,” the statement reads.