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Paul Kagame: I'm Considering Remaining in Power For 20 More Years.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has indicated he is considering leading Rwanda for another span of 20 years.

The 64-year-old Paul has said he is now contemplating running for re-election in the country's coming 2024 general election.

Paul Kagame was speaking to France 24 TV when he opened up that he is considering running for another 20 years.

He also noted that he sees no problem with him serving his people for another 20 years so long as it is the people electing him, and not him forcing himself on them.

"Election is about people voting," he said while trying to make a point that if his people will keep on voting for him, he will stay and serve them.

In Rwanda, the president is elected every seven years by popular vote.

The president then appoints the prime minister and all other members of the Cabinet.

The incumbent president Paul Kagame, took office on 22 April 2000, after being acting president for nearly a month.

In other words, he has been in power for more than 20 years and is considering another 20-year stay.

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