KAMPALA – Following the appointment of John Musinguzi Rujoki as Commissioner General (CG) at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), excitement couldn’t let him sleep without acknowledging the honor to serve.
“It is with great honor that I have received the appointment as the new Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority,” Mr. Musinguzi tweeted.
He thanked the Lord, God Almighty for finding him worthy and His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni for placing his trust and confidence in him to serve.
It is with great honor that I have received the appointment as the new CG of @URAuganda . I would like to thank the Lord God Almighty for finding me worthy and His Excellency The President @KagutaMuseveni for placing his trust and confidence in me to serve in this office.
— Musinguzi John Rujoki (@MusinguzJRujoki) March 29, 2020
“It is an uphill task, but I am confident that together with the ‘upright’ team at URA, we shall deliver our mandate,” he said.
Mr. Musinguzi also thanked his predecessor Ms. Doris Akol for the dedicated 5years of service as the Commissioner General URA.
Earlier in the day [Sunday, March 29, 2020], President Museveni, using powers vested in him through the constitution, posted on twitter that he had appointed Mr. John Musinguzi, as the new Commissioner General at URA.
Mr. Musinguzi, a former Senior Presidential Advisor on ICT and Investment Matters, has currently been serving as the board chair of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA).
Prior to that, he also worked as head of the finance and audit department in the Special Revenue Protection Services, a military unit attached to Uganda Revenue Authority.