Members of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR Rwanda) have selected candidates who will represent them in the elections for members of the Parliament of Rwanda scheduled for this year 2024.
The candidates will represent this party in the parliamentary elections, elected in the congress of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR) at the level of the city of Kigali that met on January 26, 2024, in Gasabo District, the city of Kigali brought together youth representatives in the areas that make up the city of Kigali, women’s representatives and representatives of the party’s institutions.
President of DGPR Rwanda, Hon. Frank Habineza says that this is an opportunity for the activists to go to the campaign themselves in their Districts of origin.
“In this congress, representatives of youth and women organizations at the national level were also invited in order to give opportunities to activists of the Green Party from the districts of Kigali city, to vote for the position of MPs in their districts” said Hon. Frank Habineza.
The Green Party nominated a woman and a man for the Gasabo region, a woman and a man for the Nyarugenge region and a woman and a man for the Gasabo region. These candidates will be elected at the national level and represent this party in the parliament.
On the other hand, the President of the party Hon. Frank Habineza spoke about the idea given by the activists of DGPR on the party’s goals and objectives that will be used to get votes (Manifesto) in justice where they request that the 30-day pre-trial detention for suspected criminals be removed as one of the ways to help reduce overpopulation in prisons.
“You heard that they gave the idea that the 30-day detention period should be removed because a person has been locked up for a year, two years and 30 days. It’s a good idea we received” He said.
The activities carried out in the city of Kigali are a forerunner, where it is planned that they will continue in the other four provinces and will continue, starting in the Northern Province.
By Carine Kayitesi