Rwanda Nationwide Police (RNP), on Friday, August 6, formally bid farewell to 216 officers, who have been retired and discharged honorably from lively service. The send-off ceremony was held on the RNP Normal Headquarters in Kacyiru, and presided over by the Minister of Justice and Legal professional Normal, Johnston Busingye.
Current was additionally the Inspector Normal of Police (IGP) Dan Munyuza and DIGPs Felix Namuhoranye of Operations and Jeanne Chantal Ujeneza of Administration and Personnel.
The retirees embody 4 Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), six senior officers, 102 junior officers, 80 non-commissioned officers in addition to 24 constables.
Minister Busingye thanked the retirees for his or her sacrifice and devoted service to their nation, and for retiring with honour and dignity.
“A few of you have been a part of the liberation battle and pioneers of this skilled Police drive. That is the time to look again at your journey in lively service, the values, unity, peace and safety you fought for. It’s time to acknowledge and rejoice the contribution of every one among you on this liberation journey, which continues. You served a rustic that appreciates,” Minister Busingye mentioned.
“The place you reside, journey, go to church, the place your kids go to high school; keep self-discipline, be exemplary and good ambassadors. Proceed to serve your nation in lots of different capacities in your communities and in your new life,” he added.
Individuals in Rwanda, he mentioned, sleep nicely and really feel safer attributable to devoted Cops who work day and evening, 24/7 including that it is a yardstick for the belief Rwandans have of their Police drive. He additional took time to laud the position of RNP in combating the pandemic of Covid-19 by way of enforcement of the directives and consciousness of the prevention practices.
IGP Munyuza, on his half, thanked the retirees for his or her contribution in constructing an expert Police drive and guaranteeing a safer and safe nation.
“Your devoted service and love on your nation will proceed to be remembered and what you fought for shall be sustained by these that you’ve left behind,” IGP Munyuza mentioned.
Though the officers have retired from lively service, the Police Chief reminded them that their providers shall be required every time want arises. He additional urged them to proceed sustaining what they strived for and achieved in addition to the values and honesty, which outlined them all through their profession.
“Your ideas and concepts are nonetheless wanted to additional construct a safe nation that befits Rwandans. Be good ambassadors for Rwanda Nationwide Police (RNP); proceed to be Police companions to struggle something that may trigger insecurity together with Covid-19, and be a part of all actions geared in direction of the nation’s sustainable growth,” IGP Munyuza instructed the retirees.
ACP (rtd) Anthony Kulamba, who spoke on behalf of the retirees, expressed pleasure for the delight accorded to them as they retire from lively service.
“We thank His Excellency Paul Kagame, the President of the Republic of Rwanda for having led the liberation battle, stopped the 1994 Genocide towards the Tutsi, and reunited Rwandans, a robust pillar for the brand new and peaceable Rwanda all of us take pleasure in at present.
We thank him for his visionary management, a basis for sturdy establishments and good governance. The RNP is a kind of sturdy establishments that have been based on this visionary management, and we’re joyful to have been a part of this household,” Kulamba mentioned.
He added: “We’re blissful for serving our nation on this capability and honoured for at the present time after we are retiring with delight. Now we have retired from lively service however we’ll proceed to serve our nation in different capacities in our communities as we be part of palms with native leaders and the folks to maintain and construct on what was achieved,” he added.