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Kagame shares appreciation for birthday wishes

By IGIHE
On 25 October 2021 at 08:13

President Paul Kagame has shared his message of appreciation for received birthday wishes as he celebrated 64-year anniversary.

As he celebrated his birthday on 23rd October 2021, Rwandans, friends and officials used different social media platforms to send best wishes to Kagame.

One day following his birthday on Sunday 24th October 2021, Kagame used his twitter handle to voice appreciation for all who sent heart-warming messages.

“I take this moment to express my sincere appreciation to all of you who wished and have been wishing me [over the years] Happy Birthday. Bless You all,” he tweeted.

Kagame also thanked friends and relatives for making his day a special one.

“Thank you to friends and family that made my Birthday a very happy one,” he said.

The President also revealed that spending his day with his grandchild was the best part of his birthday celebrations.

Paul Kagame was born in Nyarutovu, former Commune Tambwe, Gitarama Prefecture currently in Ruhango district, Southern Province.

He is the last born in a family of six born to late Deogratias Rutagambwa and Asteria Rutagambwa.

In 1959, his family fled to the north-east of Rwanda before moving to Uganda in Nshungerezi refugee camp, two years later.

Like many Rwandans, Kagame spent his childhood life in refuge in Uganda where he did primary and secondary school.

He commanded the liberation struggle until 1994 when RPA Inkotanyi soldiers stopped Genocide against Tutsi.

After winning the battle, Kagame held different positions serving as the Vice President and Minister of Defence.

On 24th March 2000, Kagame became the interim President replacing Pasteur Bizimungu who had resigned. He was elected for the first term during presidential elections held in 2003.

Friends and relatives joined Kagame to celebrate his birthday.
President Paul Kagame revealed that spending time with his grandchild was the best part of his birthday.

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