Minister Shyaka Visits Nyamagabe and Gisagara

The Minister of Local Government, Prof. Shyaka Anastase concluded on Monday a two-day working visit in Southern Province, through which he met with local leaders and opinion leaders, and visited a number of socio-economic development projects in Gisagara District.

Minister Shyaka began his tour on Sunday, where he joined the leadership of Catholic Church in Rwanda and a hundreds of believers in celebrating 100 years Jubilee of BENEBIKIRA, the first organization of Sisters founded in Rwanda a century ago.

Later in the evening, Hon. Minister met with the leadership of Nyamagabe from district to cell level including the opinion leaders.

Minister Shyaka was disappointed by the recent findings on the status of human security issues – which reflected the worsening situation during six months ago, despite relentless endeavours for improvement.

Findings revealed the slight increase in households with substandard latrines; school drop outs; homeless families, and many other human security issues.

“This is an acceptable, the country will not let Nyamagabe district lag behind. The executive committee members should hold accountable Sector and Cell leaders who failed to deliver.” Minister Shyaka reiterated.

On Monday, Minister Shyaka Anastase visited various development projects in Gisagara District, namely, GABI Ltd that brews local beer, Gisagara peat plant project which is expected produce 80 MW, and Ruhuha IDP Model Village that hosts 120 families.

He concluded his official visit in Southern Province by holding a meeting with Gisagara District's Leadership and opinion leaders, that focused on the current achievements of the district and human security issues.