President Kagame promotes 20 Generals of RDF and National Police Officers

The President and commander in chief of Rwanda Defence Force has promoted RDF and National Police officers and approved the promotion of other ranks.

In RDF, President Paul Kagame has promoted Fred Ibingira and Jacques Musemakweli to the rank of general and lieutenant general, respectively. Ibingira, the chief of staff, Reserve Force, and Musemakweli, the chief of staff, Land Forces, were until yesterday at the rank of lieutenant general and major general, respectively.

a. From Lieutenant General to General – 1

(1) Fred IBINGIRA

b. From Major General to Lieutenant General – 1

(1) Jacques MUSEMAKWELI

c. From Brigadier General to Major General – 12

(1) Charles KARAMBA

(2) Eric MUROKORE

(3) Emmy RUVUSHA

(4) Emmanuel BAYINGANA

(5) Joseph NZABAMWITA

(6) Andrew KAGAME

(7) Charles RUDAKUBANA

(8) Aloys MUGANGA

(9) Ferdinand SAFARI

(10) Albert MURASIRA

(11) Jean Jacques Laurent MUPENZI

(12) Innocent KABANDANA

d. From Colonel to Brigadier General – 6

(1) John Bosco NGIRUWONSANGA

(2) John Bosco RUTIKANGA

(3) Vincent NYAKARUNDI

(4) Francis MUTIGANDA

(5) Fred MUZIRAGUHARARA

(6) Willy RWAGASANA

e. From Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel – 14

f. From Major to Lieutenant Colonel – 68

g. From Captain to Major – 79

h. From Lieutenant to Captain – 11

i. From Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant – 457

2. A number of Non-Commissioned Officers were also promoted in their respective categories.

RNP Promotion

ACP Badege before promotion[uniform]

a. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) to Commissioner of Police (CP) – 10

(1)  ACP Faustin Ntirushwa

(2) ACP Theos Badege

(3) ACP Jean Marie Twagirayezu

(4) ACP Rogers Rutikanga

(5) ACP William Kayitare

(6) ACP Denis Basabose

(7) ACP Vincent Sano

(8) ACP Robert Niyonshuti

(9) ACP Egide Ruzigamanzi

(10) ACP Rafiki Mujiji

b. Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) – 31

c. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) promoted to Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) – 18

d. Superintendent of Police (SP) promoted to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) – 43

e. Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) promoted to Superintendent of Police (SP) – 110

f. Inspector of Police (IP) promoted to Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) – 403

g. Chief Sergeant promoted to Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) – 01

h. Sergeant promoted to Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) – 02

i. Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) promoted to Inspector of Police (IP) – 391

j. Chief Sergeant promoted to Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) – 02

k. Senior Sergeant promoted to Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) – 01

l. Sergeant promoted to Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) – 03

2. The RNP leadership congratulates all those who have been promoted.

 

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