UDA elections board boss sworn in as new KRA chairman

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 13:02 | < 1 min read
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Anthony Mwaura. PHOTO/Courtesy

Anthony Mwaura has, on Thursday, November 24, 2022, been sworn in as the new Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) chairman.

Mwaura who is the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) National Elections Board chairperson was sworn in at the Supreme Court building.

The ceremony was presided over by the Deputy Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Paul Maina while the Oath was administered by Registrar Magistrates Court, Peter Mulwa.

His swearing-in ceremony follows his appointment by President William Ruto.

Ruto appoints Mwaura

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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