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Deputy CEO of RDB, Zephanie Niyonkuru ousted

By IGIHE
On 6 October 2022 at 02:03

President Paul Kagame has ousted Zephanie Niyonkuru from his position as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rwanda Development due to ’repeated managerial failures’.

The dismissal has been announced through a communiqué released by the Office of Prime Minister, Dr. Edouard Ngirente on Thursday 6th October 2022.

"Today, the 6th October 2022, His Excellency the President has removed Mr. Zephanie Niyonkuru from his duties as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board [RDB] owing to repeated managerial failures," reads the statement.

Niyonkuru had been appointed Deputy CEO of RDB in October 2019 replacing Emmanuel Hategeka who was assigned to represent Rwanda in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Before his appointment as Deputy RDB CEO, Niyonkuru had worked at the institution as a strategy expert.

Prior to joining RDB, Niyonkuru worked as a Country Representative for the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.

Zephanie Niyonkuru has been ousted from his duties as the Deputy CEO of RDB.

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