Maj Gen Bayingana has replaced Maj. Gen. Charles Karamba who was previously appointed Rwanda’s ambassador to Tanzania.
Bayingana has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zigama Credit and Savings Society (CSS). He is also the former Vice Chairman of the National Itorero Commission.
The statement from the Ministry of Defense (MINADEF) reads that President Kagame also appointed Brig-Gen Vincent Nyakarundi was appointed as the Head of Defence Intelligence and Col Andrew Nyamvumba as the head of Defence Research and Development at the Ministry of Defence.
Nyakarundi, who was Rwanda’s first-ever military attaché to the United Nations (UN) in New York, replaced Col Andrew Nyamvumba.
Appointments are to take immediate effect as per MINADEF statement.