The handover and takeover took place in the presence of RDF Chief of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs and selected RDF Generals and Senior Officers as well as officials from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Marizamunda was appointed on Monday 5th June 2023 along with other military top brass including the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lt Gen Mubarakh Muganga and the Army Chief of Staff (ACOS), Maj Gen Vincent Nyakarundi.
Marizamunda who previously served as the Commissioner General of Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) was replaced by Brig Gen Evariste Murenzi.
The new military chiefs took oaths on Wednesday where President Paul Kagame urged them to serve the nation and Rwandans with dedication.
The Head of State also reminded them of the significance of collaboration among leaders to deliver on expectations.