President Paul Kagame and the Rwanda Defence Force Commander-in-Chief has renamed the force intelligence department from J2 to Defence Intelligence Department.
In a statement from the Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Nyamvumba was promoted and appointed the department head.
“Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Nyamvumba has been promoted to the rank of Colonel and appointed the Chief of Defence Intelligence,” a statement reads.
Nyamvumba had been the Head of Strategy and Policy in the Office of the President.
In January this year, President Paul Kagame also promoted former Lt. Gen Fred Ibingira to the rank of full General. Ibingira is the Chief of Staff – Reserve Forces.