On Monday 13th February the New NIDA Director General appointed on 3rd Feb 2017, by the cabinet Mrs. Josephine MUKESHA took office after the handover ceremony chaired by Mr.Youssouf MURANGWA , Chairman of NIDA board.
Speaking at a handover ceremony between his predecessor Pascal NYAMULINDA and herself at NIDA office; MUKESHA thanked the Rwandan government who entrusted her with the responsibility and promised to follow in the footsteps of the outgoing DG.
MUKESHA said that Mr. NYAMULINDA has been her role model as she belonged to his team since the beginning of her duties in NIDA where she was serving as Director of Database and application.
In his speech, Mr. NYAMULINDA, the former DG thanked NIDA Board members and other stakeholders who played a big role in the growth of NIDA. He welcomed the New DG and wished her to continue good collaboration with colleagues as well as NIDA stakeholders.
On his part, the chairman of NIDA board welcomed the New DG and promised support to take NIDA to another stage.
NYAMULINDA has been the Director General of NIDA since the Institution was established by the law published in 2011.