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Mpayimana, former presidential aspirant assigned duties in MINUBUMWE

By IGIHE
On 13 November 2021 at 08:11

Former Presidential aspirant, Philippe Mpayimana has been named Senior Expert in charge of Community Engagement at the recently created Ministry of National Unity and Civic Engagement.

The decision is part of resolutions of the cabinet meeting held on Friday 12th November 2021 chaired by President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro.

Mpayimana, 51, vied for Presidency in 2017 where he emerged the second with 0. 73% votes.

In 2018, he submitted his candidature to National Electoral Commission (NEC) seeking to compete for a seat in parliament but his efforts were in vain.

In the same year, he announced that he was undergoing process to register his political party for people’s progress dubbed Parti du Progress du Peuple Rwandais (PPR).

Other appointees include Anita Kayirangwa, named the Executive Director of National Unity, Itorero and Citizenship Education at the same ministry while Mireille Batamuliza was appointed the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Gender and Family promotion.


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