RUMONGE/BURURI November 14th (ABP) – The torch of peace was welcomed by the population of Rumonge and Bururi provinces on Thursday, November 10, 2022.
In Rumonge province, it was the people in the company of local administrators who welcomed the torch of peace on Thursday, November 11. He immediately led the people in the paving works of one of the rooms of Ruhongo Basic School located on the Gitwe village of the Buruhukiro zone in Rumonge commune and province. Before handing over the torch to his colleague from Bururi province, the governor of Rumonge province, Mr. Léonard Niyonsaba thanked his leaders for having welcomed and massively accompanied the caravan of the torch of peace. The leader of the “Intwararumuri” association, Mr. Épipode Baranyikwa explained to the crowd present that the torch of peace calls everyone and especially the youth who are the Burundi of tomorrow, to patriotism and also reminds the population to safeguard and respect for property in the public domain. He said in closing that the association “Intwararumuri” will always be with the people of Rumonge province to contribute to the development work that is being carried out by the province.
In Bururi province, the torch of peace arrived in the morning of Thursday from Rumonge province in the locality of Kibira, bordering the two provinces Bururi and Rumonge where the governor of Bururi province, Mr. Léonidas Bandenzamaso received hand to hand the torch from his colleague from Rumonge, Niyonsaba Léonard. The torch went to Bururi commune, then Matana and stopped at the capital of Mugamba commune where a communal hospital is being built. The intwararumuri team and the crowd participated in the mixing of cement, sand and concrete for the paving of the communal hospital under construction.
The torch then made its way to the Bururi-Mwaro border at Kurubaho where the Governor of Bururi delivered it to his colleague from Mwaro, Mr. Gasanzwe Gaspard. The governor of Bururi, Léonidas Bandenzamaso receives the torch hand to hand from his colleague from Rumonge.