Christmas signals onset of shopping spree

GATSIBO – Christians in Gatsibo district have embarked on a shopping spree a head of Christmas celebrations next Friday. This was revealed yesterday, by a number of locals that The New Times met within the busy Rwagitima market. “Well, as you know Christmas is just around the corner. In a day or so it will nearly be time to start really thinking about doing your Christmas shopping,” said Juliet Mukankomeje.

GATSIBO – Christians in Gatsibo district have embarked on a shopping spree a head of Christmas celebrations next Friday. This was revealed yesterday, by a number of locals that The New Times met within the busy Rwagitima market.

“Well, as you know Christmas is just around the corner. In a day or so it will nearly be time to start really thinking about doing your Christmas shopping,” said Juliet Mukankomeje.

Businesspersons who talked to this reporter were positive about making extra incomes. Silidio Habiyakare a shoe seller says that this is normally the time they are overwhelmed by shoppers.

“People wait for these days all through the year, and festivity reaches its maximum level before the Christmas Eve. For us the most attractive prospect of Christmas celebration is shopping”.

“The temptation of Christmas shopping is irresistible for people. So people all over get into the shopping spree during Christmas,” he said.

John Munyenshuri said the shopping of clothes and shoes will be crowned by eating and drinking spree in all corners.

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