Murangwa replaces Uwamurera Salama elected previously and denied a senate seat by the Supreme Court attributing her disqualification to inadequate experience.
Elections to replace Uwamurera took place today at the headquarters of NFPO in Kacyiru.
Murangwa Hadidja from PDI won out of three contestants with 32 votes. Other contestants include Athanase Nahimana from PS Imberakuri who obtained four votes while Jacky Masozera Icyizanye from Democratic Green Party of Rwanda got 7 supporting votes.
The Chairman of PDI, Fazil Harerimana thanked representatives of the political forum for trusting the party he heads.
He said that Hadidja has experience qualifying her for good cooperation with other members of the Senate.
“We have greatly welcomed the trust bestowed to our party and promise them, good candidates, whenever necessary,” he said.
The Chairperson of the National Consultative Forum of Political Organisations, Christine Mukabunani expressed optimism that the newly elected representative will be approved by the Supreme Court.
MURANGWA Ndangiza Hadija (LLM), is a Senior Tax Expert and Legal Practioner, with massive experience in tax advisory work.
She is a member of Kigali International Arbitration Center (KIAC) with a Certificate of Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitration (London).
She was engaged in tax and legal advice in the Rwandan Public and Private sector; · Conducted and participated in influential reviews of various Tax and Trade projects supported by the Government of Rwanda, the GIZ, IFC - World Bank Group, ATAF and · Instrumental in delivery of East African Community Tax harmonization programs.
Notable Advisory Positions: International Finance Corporation (IFC - World Bank group) EAC Tax Harmonisation project; · GIZ, Senior Advisor, Tax advisory project; TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) EAC Regional Integration Specialist – Legal Reform; · African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF): Consultant; and ·
She currently works as a Consultant in charge of Strategy and Institutional Sustainability at the Institute of Certified Public Account of Rwanda (ICPAR).
Hadija has served on various Boards, including; The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD); The Military Medical Insurance (MMI) and Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)
Murangwa joins Nkusi Juvenal from PSD elected previously to represent NFPO.