UGANDA-RWANDA WON’T BE MEETING SOON OVER CLOSED BORDERS, PRESIDENT KAGAME WARNS ANYONE PLANNING TO DESTABILIZE RWANDA AS HE SWORN IN NEW CABINET AND SECURITY CHIEFS
Uganda government has announced indefinite postponement of the second meeting of the Adhoc Commission on Luanda Memorandum of Understanding between Uganda and Rwanda that was scheduled for November 18th, 2019 in Kampala.
“The media is hereby informed that the Second meeting of the Adhoc Commission on Luanda MoU btwn #Uganda and #Rwanda scheduled for November 18, 2019 in Kampala has been postponed at the request of Rwanda. A new date will be communicated”, Ofwoono Opondo tweeted.
As Uganda was announcing the postponement of the meeting, President Kagame was addressing Rwandese on security.
President Kagame has as warned those seeking to destabilise Rwanda saying that he was ready to raise the stakes to protect Rwandans. “Where we are today, we have taken security more or less for granted…We will continue to take it for granted by any means”
“ I want warn some people among us who hide behind politics, democracy, freedom and backed by people abroad, you’ll face it rough. We actually want and it is our responsibility to ensure that there is democracy, peace and freedom in our country”.
For those who are involved, you’ll have to come clean. You can’t be here benefiting from the peace and security that we have paid for in blood and then do things that cause us problems. We will put you where you belong.
Security has always been taken for granted in Rwanda, We will continue to take it for granted by any means. However, we are going to raise the cost on the part of anybody who wants to destabilize our security.
Let me remind you a few things. You’ve joined cabinet as we enter a new phase of our transformation. In whatever you do, remember to always work for the well-being of the people. Your interests come last, you are in these positions to serve the people
Other appointments in the Army Service Chiefs include that of General Fred Ibingira as the Commander of Reserve Force, who replaces Lt. Gen. Jacques Musemakweli. Musemakweli was named the Inspector General of RDF, a post that was last held by now retired Maj Gen Jack Nziza.
President Kagame also made changes in Rwanda Defence Force naming Maj Gen Jean Bosco Kazura as new Chief of Defence Staff, and promoting him to the rank of General. General Kazura replaced General Patrick Nyamvumba who has been CDS since 2013.