President Uhuru appoints Francis Muthaura as the chairman of KRA

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Photo Courtesy:former Head of Civil Service Amb Francis Muthaura appointed as the chairman of the Kenya Revenue Authority

In a gazette notice dated May 23, President Kenyatta  revoked the appointment of Edward Sambili as KRA board chairman and appointed former Head of Civil Service Amb Francis Muthaura as the chairman of the Kenya Revenue Authority.

Mr Muthaura will serve in that position until October 20, 2019 according to the gazette notice.Prior to the appointment, Mr Muthaura has been serving as the Lapsset Development Authority chairman.

Mr Abdi Bare Duale’s appointment to that board of directors was revoked and was replaced  with Mr Charles Makori Omanga, who will serve until June 2020.

Awuondo, who is currently the managing director of Commercial Bank of Africa, will serve in that position for three years effective May 11.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 7 (3) of the State Corporation Act and section 6(2) (a) of the Kenya Revenue Authority Act, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint Francis K. Muthaura to be the chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority,” said the President through the gazette notice

Other appointments contained in the gazette notice include that of Isaac Awuondo who was named the chairperson of the Board of the Kenya Airports Authority.President Kenyatta further appointed Mr John Waithaka to be the Kenya Wildlife Service board chairman.