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A Rwandan minister who pushed a female security guard to the ground has resigned from office.

Evode Uwizeyimana who was in charge of legal affairs resigned days after news broke of him assaulting a female security officer.

Mr Uwizeyimana apologised and expressed deep regret at what happened before his recent resignation.

“It should not have happened to me as a leader and public official. I already apologised to the ISCO [Intersec Security Company] staff and I now do so apologise publicly and to the public as well.”

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The minister later visited the security guard at her employer’s office and took a picture with her.

Office of the Prime Minister announced Mr Uwizeyimana’s resignation on Thursday in a tweet.

Prime Minister’s office also announced another resignation involving Issac Munyakazi, the minister in charge of primary and secondary education.

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Uwizeyimana returned to Rwanda in 2014 and was appointed to President Paul Kagame’s cabinet in 2016.

He changed his views about Kagame haven been an outspoken critic of him in the past.

 

 

Source: Africafeeds.com

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