KIGALI - Nine prosecutors, yesterday, took oath of office at a function presided over by Prime Minister, Bernard Makuza and Prosecutor General, Martin Ngoga.
Those sworn-in included eight prosecutors at the primary courts and one at the higher instance court.
During the function, the Premier urged to the new prosecutors to perform their duties with utmost professionalism, saying that it will not only elevate their experience but also help develop the justice sector.
“This oath means that you have agreed to take up responsibilities in developing the justice sector, and this is what you should strive to achieve,” Makuza said.
“You should execute your duties with diligence and utilize this opportunity to serve the public, and if you do so effectively, we shall have crime-free society”.
Makuza encouraged the prosecutors to use the vast knowledge available on the internet to keep abreast with developments in their profession and promised to avail training opportunities.
Bertille Murekatete, one of the new prosecutors, said that becoming a prosecutor was her dream.
“I am happy that I have finally become a prosecutor. This is a dream I had from childhood and I will work hard to ensure I fulfil my responsibility,” Murekatete said.