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VIDEO: Kagame Accepts to Stand for 3rd Term, Warns on Life Presidency

President Paul Kagame has finally accepted to stand for a third term in office following the amendment of the country’s Constitution, pharm cheap http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce-products-predictive-search-pro/admin/admin-init.php Chimp Corps report.

“You requested me to lead the country again after 2017. Given the importance and consideration you attach to this, hospital I can only accept, viagra 40mg ” said Kagame in a New Year message.

The 58-year-old leader had tactfully refused to confirm whether he would stand or not, saying those who wish to see him stay around must convince him to do so.

98.3 percent of the 6 million voters who participated in the national referendum endorsed the Constitutional review.

The development stirred controversy, with United States and UK saying President Kagame should leave power and not seek another term in office.

Addressing journalists recently, Kagame said there was a lot of contradiction and hypocrisy in the voices of those criticizing it.

In the New Year video message, Kagame said, “What remains is to follow the normal laws and procedures when the time comes.”


He, however, cautioned against a life presidency.

“But I do not think our aim is to have a President for life, nor is it what I would want. Sooner rather than later, this office will be transferred from one person to another in a manner that will serve a purpose, not merely set an example, whether for ourselves or others,” he added.

“That is why we need to remain fully engaged on Rwanda’s journey of transformation.”

Kagame remains a hero for majority Rwandans for leading a rebel movement that ended the 1994 genocide and turning around the country from a state of hopelessness and bloodshed to prosperity.

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