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Swearing-in of members of the CENI, the Constitutional Court and a member of the National Council for Unity and Reconciliation

ByWebmaster

Jan 18, 2024

BUJUMBURA January 18th (ABP) – The seven new members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), two new non-permanent members of the Constitutional Court and a new member of the national council for national unity and reconciliation (CNUNR) have sworn in on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at the Kigobe Congress Palace, before the President of the Republic of Burundi, Evariste Ndayishimiye, the two chambers of parliament and the Constitutional Court.

The seven members of the CENI who took the oath are Mr. Prosper Ntahorwamiye, Mrs. Victoire Nahimana, Mrs. Odette Bizumuremyi, Mr. Sylvestre Nyandwi, Mr. François Bizimana, Mr. Leonidas Ndayiragije and Mr. Gabby Bugaga. The two non-permanent members of the Constitutional Court are: Mr. Jean Anastase Hicuburundi and Mr. Georges Bigirimana. Mr. Déogratias Nsanganiyumwami was sworn in as a new member of the National Council for National Unity and Reconciliation.

                                                                                                                          Swearing-in of the member of the CNUNR

With their right hand raised and the left hand holding the national and unity flags, those members of the CENI swore loyalty to the Charter of National Unity, the Constitution and the law. They also committed to organizing the elections in complete independence, with probity, impartiality and a keen sense of patriotism.

During the same ceremony, the two non-permanent members of the constitutional court also pledged to respect the Constitution and the Charter of National Unity, to conscientiously fulfill the duties of their office with probity and in complete impartiality and independence, to always keep the deliberations secret and to constantly conduct oneself with dignity.

The new member of the CNUNR, Mr. Nsanganiyumwami, for his part, pledged to faithfully and impartially fulfill his mandate, not to be guided by any partisan interest and to devote himself entirely to the consolidation of unity. national and reconciliation of Burundians in strict compliance with the Constitution, the Republic of Burundi, the Charter of National Unity and other laws in force.

After the oath, each member of the CENI, and the new member of the National Council signed for his commitment, before the members of two chambers of parliament and the two new non-permanent members of the constitutional court signed for his commitment before the members of the Constitutional Court.