19 baby Gorillas named in Kinigi

18.06.2012 09:35

This 16th June 2012, Gikundiro, one of the 19 baby Gorillas was named by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien HABUMUREMYI during the 8th “Kwita Izina” ceremony that took place in Kinigi, Musanze District in Northern Province.

Prime Minister thanked everyone who contributes to the protection of the park and gorillas in particular.

He called for the protection of environment and reminded that conservation is an important contributor to the achievement of standards that Rwanda wants for its people.

The Premier thanked people living near the park for their protection and urged them to keep protecting the park because it provides money from tourism and this improve their living conditions.

John Gara, Rwanda Development Board CEO thanked citizens from Musanze District for their contribution in the protection of environment and particularly the park.

He also reminded that 5% of the tourism income goes to citizens living near the park so as to benefit from the park.

Among names given to the baby Gorillas are Itabaza, Akarabo, Umutungo, Ndizeye, Ihoho, Ishimwe, Icyeza, Itorero, Impano, Amatwara, Kataza, Turimbere, Iwacu, Duhirwe, Turere na Ijabo.


Prime Minister awarding a young lady who named one baby Gorilla

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