Bugesera: Counter Terrorism Training Centre donate health insurance to disadvantaged families

On 27 January 2023 at 06:31

Counter Terrorism Training Centre (CTTC) Mayange in Bugesera District, on Wednesday, January 25, donated health insurance coverage for 101 disadvantaged families of Mayange Sector, Kagenge Cell.

The donation, which covers medical insurance premiums for 226 family members, was officially handed over by the Commandant of the CTTC, Commissioner of Police (CP) Emmanuel Butera, to the mayor of Bugesera, Richard Mutabazi.

The donation is a financial contribution by Police officers operating at the CTTC, including those on training.

It is part of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) human security and community development activities.

Mayor Mutabazi thanked the RNP for its community development projects and including ensuring the health of the people.

"The health and wellbeing of the people is an important security factor, and we thank our Police for these community development projects. This defines a community-centred policing and valuing lives of the people," Mutabazi said.

He urged Mayange residents to strengthen their partnership with security organs, to be eyes and ears of security but also desisting from any unlawful acts.

CP Butera thanked the residents for their partnership in policing to fight and prevent crimes.

"Your policing activities like irondo (night patrols), reporting suspected criminals and their criminal activities, all contribute to fighting and preventing crimes, and further improving the overall security," CP Butera said.

He further commended the role of grassroots leaders for driving community policing activities in their localities.

Spéciose Ahobantegeye, one of the beneficiaries said that having a health insurance makes her family more secure.

"We sleep well at night feeling secure and now we have medical insurance. We thank our Police and leadership for thinking about us," said Ahobantegeye

During the Police Month in December last year, the RNP lit 278 households in Bugesera District with solar energy, constructed an Early Child Development (ECD) centre and two houses for the vulnerable families.

The donation was handed over to the mayor of Bugesera District.
The donation is a financial contribution by Police officers operating at the CTTC, including those on training.