Habonimana is replacing Mr. Firmin Karambizi who served for 14 months in this position where he was appointed in April 2019.
On twitter, Habonimana was very thankful to the Head of State for this appointment.
“What an honor and a privilege to be given an opportunity to serve this great nation, #Rwanda! I am very humbled and forever grateful to His Excellency President @PaulKagame for the trust,” he said.
Before that, Habonimana was serving as Human Resource Manager at Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL).
Charles Habonimana is also known for being an author of a French Book “Moi Le Dernier Tutsi” which gives a shocking testimony of how he survived the 1994 Genocide committed against Tutsi.
Habonimana also served as President of Alumni of the Students’ Genocide Survivors’ Association – GAERG.