Minister of National Solidarity, Repatriation, National Reconstruction, Human Rights, and Gender Immaculee Nahayo of Burundi

Born in Gatara (Kayanza Province), Nahayo is a widow and the mother of six children.
Nahayo said her government had asked Tanzanian authorities to extend that deadline to next year, observing: `It is not easy to receive such a big number of people.
Nahayo met the vice-president of the Parliament and they discussed on their respective experiences.
Nahayo said that the fact that the police forces were not always equipped to help deal with the surges of violence was regretted.
BUJUMBURA, 24 August (IRIN) - Immaculée Nahayo was on 16 August elected Speaker of the National Assembly - the lower house of parliament - becoming the first woman in Burundi to hold the position.
Widow of the late minister of interior, Simon Nyandwi, Nahayo is a member of the Conseil national pour la défense de la démocratie-Forces pour la défense de la démocratie (CNDD-FDD), the party that won the recent legislative and presidential elections.
Still, Burundi's Human Rights Minister Immaculee Nahayo said the refugees were living in deplorable conditions in Tanzania and were forbidden to travel more than 3 miles from the camps.