KIGALI - Jean Bosco Kanani was yesterday elected Rwanda Patriotic Front’s (RPF) Vice Chairman in Kigali City, replacing Joseph Karemera who was recently appointed the party’s commissioner in the city.
In a tight election held at the School of Finance and Banking (SFB), Kanani who is also youth representative in the city bagged 195 votes against his only competitor for the seat, Jean Marie Vianney Sekamana who got 178 votes.
Antoine Semukanya was elected the commissioner in charge of good governance with 264 votes.
Esperance Mudenge was elected – unopposed - the party’s deputy supervisor, replacing Rose Kayumba.
The RPF Chairperson in Kigali City, Aisa Kirabo Kacyira who doubles as the city mayor appealed to the elected members to fulfill the party’s goals.
“There is still much to be done in all fields to realize the party’s goals. Commitment and partnership of all members will lead us to development as Kigali City and the country is general,” Kirabo said.
She appealed to district and sector officials to speed up the land registration and legalization in the city to help in tax collection.
James Musoni, the Local Government Minister called for commitment of RPF members from the grass root to help build a strong party.