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Drink- Driving MP Resigns And Apologises To Citizens

A Rwandan member of parliament, who resigned from Parliament on Monday, has apologised for drink- Driving. On Monday, Parliament approved the resignation of Gamariel Mbonimana for personal reasons.

It was a day after president Paul Kagame critised an MP, who he didn't name, for drink-Driving. In a statements on Tweeter Gamariel Mbonimana apologised Rwandans and the president, adding that he has decided not to take alcohol anymore.

Mr. Gamariel Mbonimana confirmed to the BBC That the tweet is authentic.

drink-Driving carries a fine of 150,000 Rwandan francs (sh17,000) and five days in police custody following an arrest.

In his Remarks over the weekend president Paul Kagame critised the police for not arresting the MP because of his immunity.

Mr. Gamariel Mbonimana was an MP since 2018 he is member of the liberal party, an ally of president Paul Kagame's ruling party RPE. His resignation is a lesson for political leaders across the African continent.

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