Gatabazi new Local Government minister, as Habyarimana heads to Trade and Industry

By IGIHE
On 16 March 2021 at 07:53

President Paul Kagame has made cabinet reshuffles where he appointed Gatabazi Jean Marie Vianney as the Minister of Local Government replacing Prof. Shyaka Anastase while Habyarimana Béata became the Minister of Trade and Industry (MINICOM).

President Paul Kagame also appointed Hakuziyaremye Soraya as the Vice Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) replacing Dr. Nsanzabaganwa Monique who was recently elected Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC).

The statement signed by Prime Minister, Dr. Ngirente Edouard was released last night.

It also shows that President Kagame appointed new Governors where Kayitesi Alice remained the Governor of Southern Province, Gasana Emmanuel has been appointed the Governor of Eastern Province, Dancilla Nyirarugero became the Governor of Northern Province while François Habitegeko has been appointed the Governor of Western Province.

Other officials saw their term office renewed. These include Yankurije Odette, the deputy Ombudsman in charge of preventing and fighting injustice and commissioner sin the National Commission for Human Rights.

These include Makombe Jean Marie Vianney, Marie Sylvie Kawera and Aurelie Gahongayire.

Gatabazi appointed the Minister of Local Government has been the Governor of Northern Province since 2017. He had previously served as a parliamentarian for 14 years.

He replaces Prof. Shyaka Anastase who held the position since August 2018.

Habyarimana Béata appointed the Minister of Trade and Industry has expertise in finance and economy. She replaces Soraya Hakuziyaremye appointed the Deputy Governor of BNR.

Hakuziyaremye held office since 18th October 2018.

Gasana Emmanuel appointed the Governor of Eastern Province had been relieved of his duties as the Governor of Southern Province on 25th May 2020.

Gasana was appointed the Governor of Southern Province on 18th October 2018, nine years after serving as the Inspector General of Rwanda National Police (RNP). He was replacing Mureshyankwano Marie Rose.

Among others, Habitegeko François appointed the Governor of Western Province has been the mayor of Nyaruguru district for ten years. He replaces Munyantwari Alphonse.


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