- The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner-General Githii Mburu has tendered his resignation.
- The commission has also made changes to its top management to further enhance its revenue mobilisation agenda and synergies.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner-General Githii Mburu has tendered his resignation.
According to a statement released by the authority's board on Thursday, Mburu resigned from his position as the KRA boss to pursue personal interests.
“The Board has today received the resignation letter of the Commissioner General FCPA Githii Mburu MGH, CBS who resigned to pursue personal interests,” the KRA statement read.
The board has appointed Risper Simiyu as its Commissioner-General, albeit in an acting capacity.
Simiyu’s appointment as the ‘tax woman’ takes effect immediately until a new Commissioner-General is appointed.
“Following the resignation, the Board has appointed FCCA, CS Rispah Simiyu (Mrs), Advocate, EBS to be the Acting Commissioner General KRA with effect from 23rd February, 2023 until the position is substantively and competitively filled,” the statement read in part.
KRA board appreciated Mburu for the service he rendered to the commission and the Republic of Kenya and wished him very well in his future endeavours
The authority has also made changes to its top management to further enhance its revenue mobilisation agenda and synergies, as shown below:
1. Pamela Ahago has been appointed the Acting Commissioner Domestic Taxes,
2. David Mwangi has been appointed as the Acting Commissioner Customs and Border Control,
3. David Yego has been appointed the Commissioner in charge of
4. Intelligence, Strategic Operations, Investigation and Enforcement, Corporate Support Services.
5. Mohammed Omar remains Commissioner Strategy Innovation and Risk Management of
6. Fred Mugambi Mwirigi remains Commissioner Kenya School Revenue Administration Coordination
7. Paul Matuku remains Commissioner Legal Services and Board