The Kenya Revenue Authority has appointed Dr. Terra Saidimu as the new commissioner for intelligence and strategic operations.
In an internal memo, KRA’s Commissioner General, Githii Mburu stated that Dr Saidimu’s appointment took effect on December 2nd 2019.
Furthermore, the appointment came after an internal recruitment process that was open to all staff.
Dr Saidimu joined KRA in 2004 thus KRA will benefit from his immense knowledge, leadership, and technical knowledge. He has worked on various roles in the Investigation & Enforcement and ISO Departments.
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The intelligence unit will be perusing through company accounts to unearth tax evaders.
KRA has been accused of laxity in tax collection leading to the shortfall in revenue targets year after year.
Mr Githii announced the appointment of Dr David Wachira Kinuu as commissioner Corporate Support Services.
Mr Phares Kamau Chege was also appointed as the Deputy Commissioner, Internal Audit.