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Newly appointed RDF service chiefs assume duties

By IGIHE
On 6 June 2021 at 05:03

Lieutenant General Muganga promoted from the rank of Major General and appointed Army Chief of Staff has taken over from Lieutenant General Jean Jacques Mupenzi who was also named Air Force Chief of Staff.

The newly appointed Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Service Chiefs have assumed duties during a handover ceremony which took place on Saturday at RDF Headquarters, one day following their appointment on 4th June 2021.

Lt Gen Muganga has been serving as RSF Division Commander for RDF Eastern Province and Kigali.

The changes in RDF leadership also saw President Paul Kagame and the Commander in Chief of Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) appointing the former Air Force Chief of Staff, Major General Emmanuel Bayingana as the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence.

The latter handed over duties to Lt Gen Mupenzi appointed Air Force Chief of Staff.

Lt Gen Mupenzi (left) handing over duties to Lt Gen Muganga.
Major General Emmanuel Bayingana (right) handing over duties to newly appointed Air Force Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Mupenzi. .

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