The Clerk to the Assembly Kenneth Madete administers the oath to the EAC Secretary General, Amb Liberat Mfumukeko

The EAC Secretary General Liberat Mfumukeko has this afternoon taken the Oath of Allegiance as an Ex-Officio member of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) as the 6th Meeting of the 4th Session commenced in Arusha, Tanzania.

Ambassador Mfumukeko was sworn in by the Clerk to the Assembly in a brief ceremony witnessed by the Speaker and Members of EALA in line with the Rule 5 of the Rules and Procedures of the Assembly.

The EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko is led in to the House to take the Oath of Allegiance by the Clerk to the Assembly, Kenneth Madete. At back is Hon Hafsa Mossi and Hon Isabelle Ndahayo
The EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko is led in to the House to take the Oath of Allegiance by the Clerk to the Assembly, Kenneth Madete. At back is Hon Hafsa Mossi and Hon Isabelle Ndahayo

“No Member can sit or participate in the proceedings of the House until the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance to the Treaty is taken,” Rule 5(4) of the Rules of Procedure states in part.
Amb Mfumukeko, who was appointed during the February 2016 Summit of EAC Heads of State to replace Amb Dr Richard Sezibera, was ushered in to the House by EALA Members Isabelle Ndahayo and Hafsa Mossi.

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CONGRATULATIONS: The EALA Speaker, Rt. Hon Daniel Kidega offers his congratulations to the EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko moments after taking the Oath
CONGRATULATIONS: The EALA Speaker, Rt. Hon Daniel Kidega offers his congratulations to the EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko moments after taking the Oath

 

Prior to his appointment as Secretary General, Amb Mfumukeko was the Deputy Secretary General, Finance and Administration at the EAC.

The EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko signs the oath of Allegiance to the House
The EAC Secretary General, Hon Amb Liberat Mfumukeko signs the oath of Allegiance to the House

 

Ambassador Mfumukeko at a glance

 

Amb Liberat Mfumukeko has over twenty one years’ work experience in both private and public sector and prior to joining the EAC he was the Director General of the Burundi Electricity and Water National Company between 2013 and 2015 and President of the Steering Committee of the East African Power Pool.

He has served as a Senior Advisor to the President of the Republic of Burundi in charge of Economic Affairs (2012-2013) and as Director General of the Burundi Investment Promotion Authority (2009-2012).

Amb  Mfumukeko also served as an Economic Expert at the United Nations – UNDP and FAO from 2006 to 2009 and also in various companies in the USA and France including Banque Populaire (France), EDF GDF – Electricite de France (France) and American Express, Mobil Oil, FUBU, Karl Kani (USA).

Amb Mfumukeko, who is a Doctoral Studies candidate (Doctoral studies in Business Administration – DBA) at Atlantic University holds a BSC and Masters Degree in Economics (Université Francois Rabelais of Tours – France), and an MBA from Clark University in the USA. He has attended several training programs in Change Management and International Business at Harvard University and at the MIT in USA.

 

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