Mukabalisa Donatille, Speaker of the Rwandan parliament has been elected to lead the Liberal Party (PL), one of Rwanda’s political parties .Mukabalisa replaces Protais Mitali who was dismissed from duties following an impeachment accused of misallocating resources of the party.
Mukabalisa was appointed as the sole candidate to lead PL and was yesterday elected president of PL with 569 out of 577 votes.
Munyangeyo Théogène was elected the first vice president after garnering 472(81.8%) out of 577 voters.
Mukabalisa, who promised good performance, has been the acting leader of PL’s committee after Mitali fled.
“You have believed in us and so we will make sure to fulfill the responsibilities as we have willingness and capacity to make it,” she said, calling for collaboration between PL members from across the country to uplift the political party.
“We request you to work closely with us to achieve more which can be gained if we unite, share good ideas, capacities and commitment.There is nothing to worry of since our political party has a vision and potential leaders,” she said.
Mukabalisa urged PL members to be exemplary in implementing government programs.
PL was established in 1991.
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