Ruto appoints UDA’s elections board boss Anthony Mwaura as KRA chairman
President William Ruto has appointed Anthony Mwaura as the chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
In a gazette notice dated November 17, the Head of State picked Mwaura to serve at the helm of the country's revenue collection body for a period of three years.
"In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6(2) (a) of the Kenya Revenue Authority Act, I, William Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces appoint Anthony Ng'ang'a Mwaura to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 18th November 2022," the gazette notice reads.
Mwaura takes over from Francis Muthaura, who has served as KRA chairman since May 2018.
Until his appointment, Mwaura served as the National Elections Board Chairman of the President's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party.
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