Members of Rwanda Patriotic Front in Northern Province over the weekend underwent a two-day leadership retreat aimed at equipping them with necessary leadership skills. The Cadreship Level III drew participants from various public institutions and private institutions, civil society, youth and women representatives, among others. RPF Commissioner Wellars Gasamagera told participants that the training was an opportunity for them to boost their thinking capacity and equip them with skills that will help them contribute to the betterment of the country’s future. He challenged the participants to put into good use the skills acquired and help in the socio-economic transformation of their communities, and fully participate in the development of the country which was built from scratch by RPF members. The course was facilitated by senior RPF cadres and the lectures included the country’s historical evolution, the role and functions of a state, constitutional forms of a state, citizen-state relationship, the art and science of state management, nation state rebuilding, state foresight and youth nurturing, among others. Aime Bosenibamwe, the chairperson of RPF in the Northern Province, urged the members to keep learning from experiences they have acquired to be more experienced and always be on track to ensure they go hand-in-hand with the speedy development of the country. Annonciata Budengere, one of the participants, said the retreat enhanced her level of understanding, thus making her ready to do well and serve the public. “The retreat was an occasion to discuss leadership skills and learn from senior cadres who shared their experience with us, this added more skills to what we already had and will help us deliver better services tom our people,” she said. Other participants also pledged to use skills and be the stimulus for a better change and a bright future for all Rwandans.