The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner-General, the top most official at the revenue collector will now have more time to execute mandate as term extended from 3 to 5 years in new development.
James Githii Mburu, who is the current CG will not serve up to 2024 as opposed to an earlier end of the term in 2022.
It is not Mr Mburu alone whose term has been extended, the board also approved the extension of terms of all chief managers, deputy commissioners and commissioners to enhance their operations in office.
Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani gazetted the extension of the term from three to five years on August 12.
According to sources, KRA is harmonizing terms of office of the revenue agency to be in tandem with those of the regional and continent at large.
Mburu, a Certified Public Accountant with a goal of transforming KRA into a tech-driven agency, was appointed to the office in July 2019, he succeeded John Njiraini who is now heading the board at Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
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