Former head of civil service Francis Muthaura who is the new chairman of the Kenya Revenue Authority. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITOFormer head of civil service Francis Muthaura who is the new chairman of the Kenya Revenue Authority. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO
By KENFREY KIBERENGE

Former head of civil service Francis Muthaura has a new job. Amb Muthaura was on Friday appointed the chairman of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 7 (3) of the State Corporations Act and section 6 (2) (a) of the Kenya Revenue Authority Act, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint— FRANCIS K. MUTHAURA (AMB.) to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority, up to 20th October, 2019,” said President Kenyatta in a Kenya Gazette.

The head of state also revoked the appointment of former Planning Permanent Secretary Edward Sambili who has been serving as the KRA chairman.

Amb Muthaura, 71, has been serving as the Lapsset Development Authority chairman.

It is not clear if he will relinquish that position.