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JK appoints Mafuru as Treasury Registrar

By Florence Mugarula, The Citizen Reporter

Before his appointment, Mr Mafuru headed the Finance Department in the President’s Office, which oversees the implementation of projects under the Big Result Now (BRN) initiative. He was also Deputy Chief Executive Officer of FBME Bank.

Dar es Salaam. President Jakaya Kikwete has appointed Mr Lawrence Mafuru as Treasury Registrar.The President has also made seven other appointments, Chief Secretary Ombeni Sefue said in a statement.

He said Mr Mafuru’s appointment came into effect on November 5.

Before his appointment, Mr Mafuru headed the Finance Department in the President’s Office, which oversees the implementation of projects under the Big Result Now (BRN) initiative. He was also Deputy Chief Executive Officer of FBME Bank.

Reacting to the appointment, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Zitto Kabwe urged Mr Mafuru to bring long overdue reforms to his new post.

“I would like to congratulate Mr Mafuru. This is a very sensitive post, but it has not been accorded the importance it deserves. PAC pledges its full support to the new boss,” he said.