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Newly appointed RDF service chiefs assume office

Kigali, 10 April 2019

The newly appointed Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) service chiefs have officially assumed office today. It was during a handover ceremony that took place at RDF headquarters in Kimihurura witnessed by RDF top leadership including the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Patrick Nyamvumba and the Air Force Chief of Staff (AFCOS), Maj Gen Charles Karamba and other senior MoD/RDF principle staff.

H.E. President Paul Kagame and Commander-In-Chief of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) made appointments and changes within RDF on Tuesday 09 April 2019.

Lt Gen Jean-Jacques Mupenzi was handed over office by the outgoing Army Chief of Staff (ACOS) Lt Gen Jacques Musemakweli who in turn took office as Reserve Force Chief of Staff (RFCOS) from Maj Gen Aloys Muganga who was appointed as Commander of the Mechanised Division in the same reshuffle.

The CDS urged the new office holders to work harder and with a team spirit in order to better contribute to the achievement of RDF's mandate.