RUYIGI November 23rd (ABP) – The Secretary General of the ruling CNDD-FDD party, Hon Révérien Ndikuriyo called on Saturday to all CNDD-FDD activists who are in decision-making bodies in the life of the country, that no one should behave irresponsibly and disregard the advice of the organs of that party and especially those of the committee of wise men and comrades. That appeal was launched during the closing ceremonies of the week dedicated to CNDD-FDD veterans who took place in Ruyigi province, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
He also insisted and underlined that the peace and tranquility that reign today throughout the country is the result of the countless efforts of veterans and that sometimes they offered the supreme sacrifice, their blood and their life. He pointed out that several fighters are disabled, some have lost several limbs of their bodies, amputated legs or other organs, deprived of their faculties to see, hear…
Finally, he called on all the people of Burundi to unite and abandon any kind of division and work hard to make Burundi more prosperous. He warned anyone who, in bad faith would be tempted to stir up trouble to delay and slow down the development of the country.
He finally called on all Burundians to always prevent any kind of behavior that could cause the decline of the country in the various fields so that they are curbed.
The provincial secretary of the CNDD-FDD in Ruyigi, Mr. Gérard Barutwanayo expressed his thanks to the general secretariat of the party for having chosen that province to host those ceremonies. He added that the province of Ruyigi is calm and is currently experiencing remarkable momentum of development.
The leader of the association of veterans, Bahati Jérôme, meanwhile, reminded his former veterans, that they must not forget their past and that they must prepare the youth accordingly so that they can take over in the future with dignity and sufficient knowledge of the origins of their party’s victory, in order to keep Burundi on the right path to prosperity. Those ceremonies were enhanced by the participation of the First Lady of the Republic of Burundi, the Vice-President of the Republic, the Prime Minister as well as several senior Burundian authorities, members of the two chambers of parliament, members of the government, diplomatic corps, representatives of that party from all over the country, not to mention the representatives of other political parties working in Burundi. They began with the joint visit of the First Lady along with the secretary general of the CNDD-FDD, of a simulation of the planning of the battles during the time of the war. They continued with the signature of the secretary of that party in the guestbook, after which the two personalities visited the straw houses called “fighter’s house” to remember their daily life during the war. They ended with the sharing of typical foods consumed by wartime fighters.