Kigali: Rwandan president Paul Kagame took to Twitter to celebrate news of the birth of his first grandchild. “First time is even more exciting!” Kagame tweeted.
Without disclosing the gender of the newborn, Kagame disclosed that the baby was born on Sunday, July 19. “Since yesterday we are very happily and ‘officially’ grand parents,” referring to himself and his wife Jeanette, who retweeted Kagame’s announcements.
Paul Kagame tweeted :
Since yesterday we are very happily and ‘officially’ grand parents. Congratulations A&B!! ..:):):) What a joy!?
Kagame added: “Congratulations A&B!! What a joy!?” A&B referring to daughter Ange and her husband Bertrand Ndengeyingoma a couple that got married in July 2019.
He also added :
“First time is even more exciting!
— Paul Kagame (@PaulKagame) July 20, 2020“
Report as at the time of the marriage indicated that Bertrand, a graduate from the London School Economics was an urban planner. Ange, born in Brussels in 1993, is a political science graduate from Smith College, Massachusetts.
The Kagame family have four children that include three sons and a daughter. The first child, Ivan Kagame was recently appointed to the board of a key government body the Rwanda Development Board (RDB).