Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary-General of Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and former senate president, Bernard Makuza, are among several officials who have paid tribute to former Minister Laurent Nkusi, who passed away on Monday, May 18.
The former Minister for Foreign Affairs said Nkusi was her teacher who she later replaced as Minister of Information.
Makuza, who also served with the deceased wrote, "I am sorry for the family of Prof. Nkusi Laurent."
Mukabalisa pointed out that for all the years she worked with Nkusi, both in the senate and the PL political party, "He always strived to bring peace amongst colleagues.
Nkusi will be laid to rest on Thursday, May 21, at Rusororo cemetery, Gasabo District at 2pm, Mukabalisa said.