Monday, 24 June 2019 - Throughout the last weekend Hon. Minister of Local Government Prof. Shyaka Anastase officiated the closing ceremonies of Urugerero (National Service) 2019.
On Saturday, 22 June, He officiated the closing ceremony of Urugerero in Rusizi District.
The national closing ceremony took place at Mahatma Ghandi University (MGU), in Kabuga, Gasabo District, with different high officials in attendance.
At this event, Hon. Minister Prof. Shyaka Anastase commended accomplishments of the post-high school exercise.
“These young men and women who just finished high school overachieved their targets in many areas of national development and social protection. They built 147 houses from 140 houses they had planned; They maintained Km 99 of roads they had planned Km 30; …” Minister Shyaka Said
Hon. Minister challenged all districts to scale up numbers of activities and participants in the next Urugerero.
Urugerero 2019 brought together 8 221 youths who camped in 27 sites throughout the country.
Kamonyi District was awarded the best performer in planning and implementing Urugerero activities.