Source: Ministry of Defence Rwanda
The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has awarded a certificate of Force commander’s Commendation to Lt Theoneste Nkurunziza of Rwandan battalion (RWABATT 27) serving under the UNAMID for his bravery.
Lt Theoneste Nkurunziza had tasks to provide escort and security to a patrol team of Community Policing Center (CPC) at Zam Zam, Sudan. Unfortunately the team of UN Police Advisors was ambushed on 10th October 2011 and two Rwandans and a Senegalese were killed .
“In recognition of the exceptional bravery displayed by Lt Theoneste Nkurunziza during this incident, I am pleased to award him my Certificate of Commendation”, reads the certificate issued by the UNAMID Force Commander, Lt Gen Patrick Nyamvumba.