Rwanda National Police launches Polytechnic school

Ministers Shekh Musa Fazil Harelimana (Internal Security), Albert Nsengiyumva (State Minister TVET) and IGP cutting a ribborn (Photo: RNP Media Center)

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) on Thursday officially launched Gishari Integrated Polytechnic in Rwamagana District as the force continues to build itself.

The launch of the polytechnic situated at the Police Training School (PTS), was presided over by Albert Nsengiyumva, the State Minister in charge of TVET in the Ministry of Education.

GIP's plumbing section (Photo: RNP Media Center)

It was also attended by the Minister of Internal Security, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harelimana and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana, among other dignitaries.

The school now has 319 students.

The technical school offers various options which include plumbing, construction and irrigation technology and electric installation courses.
Others include Masonry, Motor Vehicle Inspection, Electrical and Electronic Technology.
Minister Nsengiyumva said: “Police is a very good social-economic player in the development. What we’re witnessing here today is in line with the vision of the government.”

He added: “This will serve as a means to enable Police officers to fulfill their assignments.”
The IGP thanked the ministries of education and internal security and other partners for their vital role in the establishment of this scheme.
He said that it will equip officers and the youth with technical skills to transform the society.

The IGP noted: “We have moved from commitment to action.”
He challenged students to utilise this chance to gain more skills to help them accomplish their tasks.

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