Tito Rutaremara inspires students to recognize their potential in shaping Rwanda’s future

By Esther Muhozi
On 15 February 2024 at 11:58

On February 14, 2024, Tito Rutaremara, a seasoned Rwandan political figure, delivered an enlightening talk to over 700 students at St. Ignatius School in Kimironko Sector, Gasabo District. In his address, Rutaremara delved into Rwanda’s historical path to liberation and outlined critical elements for cultivating future leaders among the youth.

Rutaremara recounted the bravery of Rwanda’s young liberators, who, driven by a clear purpose, overcame fear and adversity to secure the nation’s peace. He stressed that today’s leadership, having actively participated in the liberation struggle as young adults, possesses a profound understanding of the needs and aspirations of the youth.

He emphasized the dismantling of societal barriers as a foundational step towards national unity and development. Rutaremara pointed out that the liberation movement focused on eradicating ignorance, poverty, and aimlessness, thereby fostering a unified Rwandan identity.

Highlighting the government’s commitment to education, Rutaremara noted the provision of educational opportunities that surpass the country’s economic constraints. This initiative aims to equip the youth with necessary skills and knowledge, thereby bolstering a knowledge-based economy.

Rutaremara touched on the significance of civic education, explaining that through various platforms, including Civic Education camps and direct interactions with leaders, the youth are encouraged to embrace their inevitable role in leading the country across different sectors.

He also shed light on Rwanda’s long-term developmental strategies, referencing Vision 2020’s goals to overcome the country’s past challenges and Vision 2050’s focus on technological advancement and smart technology as pivotal to the nation’s future prosperity.

Through his talk, Rutaremara inspired the students to recognize their potential and role in shaping Rwanda’s future, emphasizing the importance of leadership, education, and technological innovation in achieving national development.

Tito Rutaremara has inspired students to recognize potential in shaping Rwanda's future.