RDF has through a statement released today announced that the promotion takes immediate effect.
Brig Gen Nkubito has been serving as the commander of RDF forces in Eastern Province and Kigali City.
Brig Gen Nkubito is promoted at a time when sources indicate that he is set to be appointed as the Joint Force Commander of Rwandan Security Forces fighting terrorists in Mozambique.
The duties are currently assumed by Maj Gen Innocent Kabandana, who deputizes Mozambican Chief of Staff in the fight against terrorists.
It is said that he will be working with Brig Gen Frank Mutembe expected to replace the Task Force Battle Group Commander, Brig Gen Pascal Muhizi.
Brig Gen Nkubito once served as the Commander of RDF Division in Northern Province and Rwanda’s Senior Representative in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and Sector Juba Commander.