Presidential Hope Full Gilbert Mwenedata Denied Space For A press Conference

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Rwanda presidential Hope full one Gilbert Mwenedata has of late become a frustrated man after various hotel around Kigali denied him space to convene a press conference to declare his interest in the top most job in the country.

In exclusive interview with this website Mr Gilbert told this reporter that his press conference that was  to be held on Monday 15th  could not go on as planned after the Sports View Hotel manager only identified as Vicent called him and told him that his presser could not go on unless he acquired a letter from the area mayor allowing him to hold it.

The veteran politician further said that on contacting the mayor he was told that the paper is not necessary and that he can go ahead and hold his press conference.

“I talked to the Mayor about the paper and he openly told me that I don’t need a letter to hold the presser he openly told me that I should go ahead with a press conference” Mwenedata told this website

He further told our reporter that On May 16, he again met the District Mayor, and according to him We are not even supposed to inform them about conference. He said that it is our right to move on and have our conference. He further told our reporter

Asked why he doesn’t seek legal adress the cum politician said that it would be a waste of time since the judicially is controlled by the same people who are stopping hotels from giving him conference halls to hold his presser.

On his next step he said he is going to do everything it takes to hold his press conference and come August this year Rwanda will be delivered from the jaws of poor leadership

On investigating further into the matter this website found out that Before Sports view, a number of hotels were contacted and confirmed availability of conference rooms but rejected his booking after knowing the kind of event he was planning to hold. Those hotels include Hotel 2000 where another presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara held her press conference, Karisimbi, Le Primtemps.

Different sources in his camp also told this website that all this is being done by police and some agents of the state who don’t want him to stand since they know what he is capable of ,his camp emphasized this point by giving an example of when he contested to be a deputy  senator as an independent candidate  and was reportedly cheated as he was strongly against the RPF party policies and being in power

For the beginners Gilbert Mwenedata is a young man of 42 years, father of 4 children. He worked for a long time with USAID. He said he had prepared himself enough for this electoral undertaking.

This ambitious young politician is not new in his attempt because in 2013, in the elections of the deputies, he had aligned himself in the race in independent to collect 0.4% of the votes.


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