The ceremony took place on Friday 22nd April 2022 where the management of BK Group Plc and staff laid wreaths at the memorial monument carrying names of slain staff at its headquarters.
Commemoration activities continued with a visit to Kigali Genocide Memorial where the bank’s management and staff laid wreaths to the mass grave accommodating over 250,000 remains of Tutsis killed in different parts of Kigali.
The CEO of BK Group Plc, Dr. Diane Karusisi said that commemorating is everyone’s responsibility noting that BK employees need to pay tribute to slain colleagues regularly.
“Commemorating is not event which takes place one day or in April. It is our responsibility as BK employees to remember victims killed of torture, who contributed to the progress of this institution,” she said.
The Executive Director of Aegis Trust, Freddy Mutanguha thanked BK Group Plc for dedicating time for commemoration and its relentless support to Genocide survivors.
Athanase Murengerantwali who spoke on behalf of families whose relatives were BK employees killed during the Genocide, commended the bank for honouring them highlighting that its gives them hope for tomorrow.
BK Group Plc holds the event at a time when Rwanda is commemorating the Genocide against the Tutsi for the 28th time to honour over 1 million victims killed during 100 days.
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