WBTA at UPG Club

Event of 22 June 2017

Opening of the activities of the Welcome Back To Africa (WBTA)  club at the Polytechnic University of Gitega (UPG)

The opening of WBTA-UPG activities took place in Gitega at UPG.

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The members of WBTA-Burundi present in this event were
WBTA’s legal representative in Burundi Dr. Liberat NIYOYANDIKA
The secretary of WBTA-Burundi Ir.Lionel NJEBARIKANUYE

This event had the immense joy of having one of the managers of the Polytechnic University of Gitega Miss Grace Kaze.

Items on the agenda were as follows:

1. Presentation of the WBTA project
2. Welcome to new WBTA-UPG members
3. Election of club governing structures
4.Exchange on the various

Presentation of the WBTA project

The legal representative of WBTA in Burundi first spoke about the origins of WBTA, its history, and then he returned to the characteristic points of the project, its operation and finally it marked the importance of the opening of the club.

“Being the first in Burundi, WBTA-UPG should be the light of other clubs that will be born in other Burundian universities in the near future”

Welcome new club members

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The WBTA-Burundi secretary welcomed the new members of the club, inviting them to benefit and learn from WBTA and especially to develop projects that will develop WBTA-UPG

Election of governing structures
The elections were sponsored by the legal representative of WBTA-Burundi and covered 4 structures, namely the club president, secretary, treasurer and communication officer.
The elected representatives in these posts are:
– Chairman: Mr Jean Marie Vianney NDAYIZEYE
– secretary: Miss Nina Irakoze
– Treasurer: Miss Odile NDAYISHIMIYE
– Communication Officer: Mr Fabrice BIGIRIMANA

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At the end of the elections, the members of the club were informed by the legal representative that there will be a formation of the committees which will be chaired by elected presidents and will deal with different subjects. These commissions will help the club to have and set goals for better developing WBTA-UPG.

At the end of the meeting, there was a get together party with the elected committee, accompanied by the students who participated in the successful realization of the event.


 Written in Gitega, on 22 / June / 2017

By the secretary of WBTA-BURUNDI