Rtd Capt Ndahiro was among soldiers who fought during the Liberation Struggle and author of a book on history of the struggle. He was sixty eight.
IGIHE has learned that Ndahiro succumbed to blood cancer during the night of Wednesday 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.