President Museveni has appointed Mr John Musinguzi Rujoki the new Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority, with immediate effect.
He replaces Doris Akol who has served one term. John Musinguzi is a Senior Presidential Adviser, Investment and ICT. Previously served URA’s Special Revenue Protection Services as Head, Finance and Audit. Holds a BSc, Maths (MUK) and MSc, Computing and Information Systems (University of Greenwich).
He has also forwarded the details of Dr Michael Atingo-Ego to Parliament for vetting for the position of Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda.
Last week, Mr James Kahooza, a board member at Bank of Uganda appointed Adam Mugume in acting capacity to replace Dr. Louis Kasekende whose contract ended in January. The news when Governor Emmanuel Mutebile had taken a sick leave.
Dr Michael Atingo-Ego is a former director of Research at Bank of Uganda before he joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is a close relative of Capt. Mike Mukula, the Vice Chairman of the ruling National Resistance Movement party in charge of Eastern Uganda.
“He is a man of high integrity and he was in IMF in charge of Africa region but above all, he is seasoned” Capt. Mukula told Eagle Online.
Ms Akol in a message to Uganda Revenue Authority thanked the president for giving her the privilege to serve. She thanked the staff for the loyal support.
“His Excellency has just appointed Mr. John Musinguzi as the new Commissioner Genereal with immediate effect.Lets welcome Mr. Musinguzi to the URA family and render him utmost support. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to be your team leader for five and five months . thank you for loving me, for supporting me and for being loyal to me” Ms Akol wrote.