Treasury CS Appoints Humphrey Wattanga As the New KRA Commissioner General

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Njuguna Ndung’u has appointed Humphrey Wattanga as the new Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General.

In a gazette notice dated August 22, 2023, CS Ndung’u stated that Mr. Mulongo will serve in the position for a period of three years, starting with immediate effect.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 11 (1) of the Kenya Revenue Authority Act, 1995, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Economic Planning appoints— Humphrey Wattanga Mulongo to be the Commissioner General of Kenya Revenue Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 22nd August, 2023,” read the notice.

Wattanga takes over from Risper Simiyu who has been acting since February this year following the exit of Githii Mburu who resigned from the position.

The new Commissioner General has amassed over 15 years’ global experience serving as a business development, corporate finance and transaction adviser to private equity entities, private sector companies, development finance institutions, governments and public.

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