TENURE EXTENSION

KRA boss James Mburu's term extended to five years

Mburu's term was initially for three years following his appointment last year.

In Summary

• In a gazette notice published on Wednesday, Yatani prolonged the Kenya Revenue Authority boss term to five years from the previous three.

• Mburu took over the leadership of KRA in June last year following appointment by the then Treasury CS Henry Rotich.

KRA Commissioner General James Mburu
KRA Commissioner General James Mburu
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Treasury CS Ukur Yatani has extended term of James Mburu as KRA  Commissioner-General by another two years.

In a gazette notice published on Wednesday, Yatani prolonged the Kenya Revenue Authority boss term to five years from the previous three.

 
 

Mburu took over the leadership of KRA in June last year following appointment by the then Treasury CS Henry Rotich.

Before his appointment, Githii served as Commissioner for Intelligence and Strategic Operations who led investigations that saw several KRA officials arrested for aiding tax evasion.     

He was among the 30 applicants who had applied to KRA board for the position.

His tenure so far has based on crackdowns against tax evaders in the country.