By Jean Amour Mbonyinshuti
The President Paul Kagame on Saturday promoted senior officials from Rwanda National Police and Rwanda Correction Services.
The promotion was announced was made by Johnstone Busingye, the Minister for Justice and the attorney general whose ministry oversees both institutions.
“HE Paul Kagame, President of the Republic, has promoted Officers of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Rwanda Correctional Service as follows: Deputy Commissioner General (DCG RNP) Daniel Munyuza is promoted to Commissioner-General RNP,”
“Deputy Commissioner-General (DCG RNP) Juvenal Malizamunda is promoted to Commissioner-General Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS), DCG RCS Chantal Ujeneza to Deputy Commissioner General, Rwanda National Police. Commissioner of Police Felix Namuhoranye is promoted to Deputy Commissioner General, Rwanda National Police,” Minister Busingye tweeted on Saturday.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) officers were promoted almost 10 days after the cabinet made changes.
The cabinet appointed Malizamunda as Commissioner General of RCS, replacing outgoing Commissioner General George Rwigamba who was not re-appointed.
Previously Malizamunda was serving as the Deputy Inspector General in charge of Administration and Finance at RNP and was replaced by Ujeneza who previously served as Deputy Commissioner General of Prisons.
CG Munyuza has been IGP since October 2018 after taking over from CG Emmanuel Gasana, whom he had deputized since 2013. Ntamuhoranye retained his position but got promoted in rank from Commissioner of Police (CP) to Deputy Commissioner General (DCG).