Nkusi, Uwamurera to represent political organizations in Senate

By IGIHE
On 19 September 2019 at 03:38

Nkunsi Juvénal from Social Democratic Party (PSD) and Uwamurera Salama from Ideal Democratic Party (PDI) have been elected to take up senatorial seats representing the National Consultative Forum of Political Organisations (NFPO) at the senate.

The duo has been elected today at the headquarters of the forum out four contesting candidates.

Uwamurera Salama from PDI obtained 34 votes; Nkusi Juvenal from PSD got 33 votes, while Mugisha Alexis from Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR) and Nahimana Athanase from PS Imberakuri got the support of 12 and 6 votes respectively.

Uwamurera was the executive secretary of PDI. She assumed different functions in Rusizi district for 10 years.

Nkusi Juvénal was the chairperson of Public Account Committee (PAC) in the outgoing parliamentary chamber of deputies of which tenure ended last year.

Nkusi joined parliament in 1994 of and was the speaker of parliament during the interim government between1994-1997.

The chairperson of PDI, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harerimana said they expect them to work for common interest.

The spokesperson of NFPO, Mukabunani Christine urged the new representatives to demonstrate dynamic performance with indiscriminate advocacy for all Rwandans.
Newly elected representatives need approval of the Supreme Court to take on duties.

Nkunsi Juvénal from Social Democratic Party (PSD) haS been elected to take up senatorial seats
Uwamurera Salama was the executive secretary of PDI.
The chairperson of PDI, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harerimana said they expect them to work for common interest.

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