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Cabinet Meeting: DCG Marizamunda Appointed Commissioner General, Rwanda Correctional Service

by Jean de la Croix Tabaro
2:09 am

Top Down from Left: Juvenal Marizamunda. Jean Bosco Rushingabigwi, Head of Department for Media Sector Coordination at RGB, Ujeneza Jeanne Chantal, Fred Mufulukye

The cabinet meeting held on April 14 has appointed Deputy Commissioner-General(DCG) Juvenal Marizamunda as Commissioner General of Rwanda Correctional Service(RCS).

President Paul Kagame at the cabinet meeting

Marizamunda is replacing George Rwigamba who was not re-appointed.

The new chief of RCS has been serving at Rwanda National Police as Deputy Inspector General in charge of Administration and Finance.

To this position, the cabinet appointed Ujeneza Jeanne Chantal who was Deputy Commissioner General of Prisons at RCS.

In other positions, Fred Mufulukye who was governor of Eastern Province until late March was appointed Director General of Rwanda Rehabilitation Service replacing late Aimee Bosenibamwe who died a couple of months ago.

Judith Kazaire Head of Department for political parties and civil society organizations-RGB

Rtd Cp Ntirushwa was appointed Deputy Director General at the same institution. Also appointed at the position of Deputy Director-General was Philippe Watrin in charge of Funds Management at Rwanda Social Security Board(RSSB), a government enterprise.

At Rwanda Biomedical Centre(RBC), Uway0 Theo Philippe was also appointed Deputy Director-General.

Dr Charity Wibabara, Coordinator International Crimes Protection

The Ministry of Justice and the Judiciary at large got the biggest number of appointments with ten appointees in the Ministry of Justice, 33 appointees in the National Public Prosecution Authority, with a list dominated by Prosecutors at Primary and Intermediate level.

Before concluding with this sector, the cabinet appointed another 17 people at Rwanda Investigation Bureau(RIB). Apparently, some people have been serving in these institutions and their contracts were either renewed or were they promoted.

Others however are new in these institutions.

Meanwhile, another 9 appointments were made in the Ministry of Environment and five at Rwanda Governance Board(RGB) among many others.

In other areas, the cabinet meeting maintained all the measures meant to prevent more spread of COVID-19.

Cabinet members

Businesses will still close at 8 PM to prepare for the curfew which remains between 9 PM and 4 AM except in Ruhango, Nyanza, Huye, Gisagara, Nyamagabe, and Nyaruguru districts respectively where the curfew goes from 7 PM through 4 AM.

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