Rwigamba’s body flown to Rwanda

By IGIHE
On 19 October 2019 at 04:01

The body of late Brig Gen Andrew Rwigamba, the former chief of Rwanda National Police (RNP) arrived in Rwanda around 1 am from Cairo International Medical Center in Egypt where he was transferred for treatment.

His body arrived at Kigali International Airport aboard Ethiopian Airlines and taken to Kanombe Military Hospital’s mortuary.

Rwigamba’s family has announced that the mourning is ongoing home at Gisimenti in Remera, Kigali city.

Gen Andrew Rwigamba passed away on Thursday. He was prior to his demise working at the Ministry of Defense.

Late Rwigamba assumed different offices as the Commissioner General of Rwanda National Police prior to 2008 when he was relieved of his duties and replaced by Emmanuel Gasana in 2013.

The post was temporarily being filled by Deputy Commissioner General, Mary Gahonzire who was at the time appointed Head the National Prisons Services.

Andrew Rwigamba was sent to retirement from RDF at the rank of Brigadier General in October 2013 along with other senior and non-commissioned officers.

He was among the first batch of senior officers sent into retirement that took part in stopping the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Following his retirement, Gen Rwigamba was appointed the Director-General in charge of Foreign Military Relations and Cooperation at the Ministry of Defense.

Gen Andrew Rwigamba passed away on Thursday. He was prior to his demise working at the Ministry of Defense.

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