Relatives and former co-workers bid farewell to Rtd Capt Ndahiro Logan at his home in Remera and taken to a mass sermon at Regina Pacis Catholic Church before he was laid to rest in Rusororo in the afternoon.
He was described as a kind person who always strived to lead a dignified life and common interest.
His brother, Lt Col Ndore Rurinda said that him and late Ndahiro were among four children of their family who joined the Liberation Struggle where two of them lost lives.
He explained that Rtd Capt Ndahiro had retired from the military to take care of his late brothers’ children.
Ndahiro’s wife said her husband was a man of God and were blessed with children.
Rtd Capt Ndahiro Logan was a member of the Lower House of Rwanda’s parliament.
He was among soldiers who fought during the Liberation Struggle and author of a book on history of the struggle. He was sixty-eight.
Ndahiro succumbed to blood cancer during the night of Wednesday last week at King Faisal Hospital where he was getting treatment.
He was born in Nyagatare sector of Nyagatare district in 1951.
He studied in Uganda and further advanced his education in the United States of America where he obtained Masters in Public Health.
He was sent to retirement at the rank of Captain.
Rtd Capt Ndahiro wrote a book on the liberation struggle in Kinyarwanda titled “Inzira y’inzitane yo kwibohora kw’abanyarwanda” translated as ‘The gruesome journey of Rwandans liberation’
He joined the liberation struggle aged 39. Ndahiro was among parliamentarians whose term will end in 2023. He represented RPF Inkotanyi and was the eldest MP.
From 1994 until 2001, he worked at the Ministry of Health in mental health department, worked for the International Rescue Committee between 2002 – 2003 as the head of national anti-HIV-AIDS campaigns.
Rtd Capt Ndahiro also assumed numerous functions at Global Fund among others.