The officers promoted to Major General include Vincent Nyakarundi, the Head of Defence Intelligence ; Willy Rwagasana, the Commander of the Republican Guard and Ruki Karusisi, the Commander of Special Operations Force.
RDF Spokesperson, Ronald Rwivanga has been also elevated from the rank of Colonel to Brigadier General.
The statement released by RDF shows that the appointment takes immediate effect.
Major General Vincent Nyakarundi was appointed as the Head of Defence Intelligence in 2019.
Both Nyakarundi and Rwagasana had been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in 2018.
Meanwhile, Karusisi Ruki had been elevated to Brigadier General in 2019 when he was appointed as the Commander of Special Operations Force.
Ronald Rwivanga had been also promoted from Lt Colonel to Colonel in June 2021. He was named RDF Spokesperson in December 2020.