President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Sofia Edward Mjema a new Shinyanga Regional Commissioner, Jaffer Haniu, the director of presidential communications, said in a statement.

Mjema, who until his appointment served as Arusha District Commissioner, replaced Dr Philemon Sengati, whose appointment has been rescinded.

On another development, the President has also appointed Judge Omar Othman Makungu to be the Judge of the court of appeal, before the appointment Makungo was working as Zanzibar’s Chief Justice.

Samia has also appointed judge Mustapha Siyani as principal judge of high court of Tanzania, before the appointment Justice Siyani was a the presiding judge of the high court (Dodoma Zone).

Justice Siyani filling the vacancy left by Judge Eliezer Felishi who was recently appointed Attorney General (AG).

The newly appointees will be sworn in by H.E President Samia at Chamwino State House on 11th October 2021.

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