The meeting held at Umuganda stadium brought together local leaders, police, military and about 400 community night patrol personnel from the sectors of Gisenyi, Rubavu and Rugerero.
The mayor of Rubavu, Ildephonse Kambogo thanked members of community night locally known as Irondo for their dedication in supporting security organs to enforce the rule of law.
The meeting was also attended by the District Police Commander for Rubavu, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Aphrodis Gashumba.
“People cannot thrive when they are insecure and Police cannot be everywhere. The District leadership recognizes your dedication and contribution to maintain safety and security which is the cornerstone for development here in Rubavu district and the country in general,” said Mayor Kambogo.
He urged them to refrain from drunkenness and other misconduct that makes them lose focus and tarnish their image.
The DPC, SSP Gashumba also echoed the role of Irondo in improving security in localities, and particularly during this period of Kwibuka.
He said that cases of theft, assault, drug trafficking and illegal cross-border trade are still relatively high, and urged Irondo personnel to strengthen their night patrols against such crimes.
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