The Chairman of Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Francis Muthaura’s term has been extended for three years by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Muthaura is the former Head of Civil Service during retired President Mwai Kibaki’s time.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6 (2) (a) of the Kenya Revenue Authority Act, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, the President and Commander in Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint Francis K. Muthaura (AMB.) to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 21st October, 2019, “said the Gazette Notice, dated 2nd October, 2019.
Mr Mukesh Shah, Eng Leonard Ithau, and Mrs Susan Muthuna have also been nominated for a three-year term at KRA Board, with effect from October 21, 2019.
Mrs Rose Waruhiu and Mr Paul Muchiri Ichara were also re-appointed to the Board. Ichara’s reappointment will take effect on November 1, 2019.
Muthaura holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Political Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of Nairobi. He is also a holder of Honorary Doctorate Degrees from the Kenyatta University and Kenya Methodist University.
He has previously served as Chairman of the Lamu Port and Lamu-Southern Sudan-Ethiopia (LAPSSET) Transport Corridor Development Authority and Britam Holdings Limited.