His dismissal was announced in a communiqué released by the Office of Prime Minister on Wednesday 27th October 2021.
According to the communiqué, Spridio Nshimiyimana has been named the Acting Director General.
Reasons for Mugabo’s dismissal have not been communicated. He has held the position for one year and three months.
Meanwhile, Nshimiyimana has been working as Forest Management Division Manager in the same institution.