Senate confirms Cyanzayire’s five-year term as Chief Ombudsman

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On 13 July 2017 saa 04:10
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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed extension of a contract for Ms Aloysie Cyanzayire to serve another five-year term as the Chief Ombudsman, while Aimé, Bosenibamwe was appointed as Director of the National Rehabilitation Service (NRS).

The plenary session presided over by the Committee on Political Affairs and Good Governance chaired by Senator Jean Nepomuscène Sindikubwabo approved Cyanzayire reappointment basing on her past competitive performance in the same office.

“Cyanzayire is capable and meets the needs of the office given her record as head of the same office. She has the experience, and we considered the work she has done during her last term in office. The commission believes Cyanzayire fits in this position,” Sindikubwabo said.

About Bosenibamwe, the commission said that after holding a discussion with the newly established (NRS) it was approved that former Governor of the Northern Province is capable of leading the new institution to realize its objectives.

Senator Sindikubwabo further said that both Cynazayire and Bosenibamwe are fit for these positions as proposed by the cabinet. The Ombudsman has a five-year term limit in office and deputies have four but both can be re-appointed for another one term.
Cyanzayire was appointe d in 2012 replacing Tito Rutaremera who became a Senator. Bosenibamwe is former Governor of Northern Province.

The National Rehabilitation Service for street children/juveniles was set up last year under a cabinet resolution.

It is an independent institution that helps coordinate activities in addressing street children challnges, through prevention, reintegration; rehabilitation and coordination of key strategies to curb street children presence and Juvenile crimes.

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Ms Aloysie Cyanzayire approved to serve another five-year term as the Chief Ombudsman