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Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Central African Republic conduct Umuganda

Rwanda Formed Police Unit Three second rotation (RWAFPU3-2) serving under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) conducted a monthly communal work--Umuganda--on Saturday, March 2, to clean Tokoyo market.

The communal activity aimed at promoting sanitation and hygiene, and environmental protection.

The Rwandan peacekeepers deployed in Bangassou were joined by peacekeepers from other contributing countries to collect litter and to promote sanitation and hygiene in Tokoyo market, located in Mbomou Province and under the protection of the Rwandan peacekeepers.

The exercise was also attended by the prefect of Mbomou Province, Madame Pierrette Benguerre, the CAR army and Police, and the local residents.

Madam Benguerre thanked the Rwandan peacekeepers for working with the local population and commended their humanitarian spirit to restore peace, security and to ensure the well-being of the people.

She urged the local population to adapt such ideals that promote unity and self-reliance.

RWAFPU3-2 composed of 180 officers is one of the four Rwandan Police contingents deployed in Central African Republic for peace operations.