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Rwanda Elects Representatives to Regional Parliament Eala

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Rwanda’s nine representatives to regional Parliament the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) have been elected by a joint session of lawmakers from the Lower Parliament and Senate on Friday.

These will join other representatives from the six partner states — Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and South Sudan— to form the Eala Parliament.

Each state sends nine representatives.

Those elected are:

RPF INKOTANYI AND ALLIES

Fatuma Ndangiza, former Deputy CEO of Rwanda Governance Board and former high commissioner to Tanzania.

Odda Gasinzigwa

Martin Ngoga

Pierre-Célestin Rwigema

OPPOSITION

Francine Rutazana of the Liberal Party (PL) (replaces Dr Odette Nyiramirimo who has served her two full terms)

François-Xavier Kalinda of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) who retained his seat

WOMEN REPRESENTATIVE

Françoise Uwumukiza, the Chairperson of the National Women Council, replaces Valérie Nyirahabineza

PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVE

Alex Bahati, a construction entrepreneur, replaces Dr James Ndahiro.

YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE

Jean-Claude Barimuyabo

 

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