Placide Bagabo has resigned from his post as president of the Rwandan Taekwondo Federation.
The General Assembly of the Rwandan Taekwondo Association, which met on Saturday September 18, 2021, announced the resignation of Placide Bagabo.
Bagabo, who had three and a half months left in his four-year term, informed the General Assembly that he had stepped down as president for personal reasons.
After considering her resignation, the General Assembly approved her.
Interim officials have been appointed to help the Election Commission prepare for the upcoming general elections.
The interim committee is made up of David Hakizimana, Mugorewase Elyse Fabrice, Mbonigaba Boniface and Uwayezu Théoneste.
During the General Assembly, members of the Taekwondo Association were briefed on the 2021 Action Report which explores how competitions can be organized on a regular basis after several months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In this regard, members are reminded that the national taekwondo team participated in the African Championships held in Senegal in June 2021. There was also a national competition to commemorate the athletes who lost their lives in the April genocide. 1994 against the Tutsi.
Members were informed that the Association had helped Hakizimana Parfait compete in the Tokyo Paralympic Games between August and September 2021.