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President Magufuli swears-in Sirro as new Tanzania IGP

According to Chief Secretary Ambassador John Kijazi, former  IGP Ernest Mangu will be allocated for another post.

President Magufuli swears-in Sirro as new Tanzania IGP

According to Chief Secretary Ambassador John Kijazi, former  IGP Ernest Mangu will be allocated for another post.

29 May 2017 Monday 10:43
President Magufuli swears-in Sirro as new Tanzania IGP

Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli today has  sworn- in Simon Nyakoro Sirro,  new  Tanzania Inspector General (IGP). The ceremony was held at State House in Dar es Salaa, where  the President personally bestowed the new rank of IGP to  Simon Sirro . Before  this top police rank he was Police Commander in charge for Dar es Salaam special zone.

According to Chief Secretary Ambassador John Kijazi, former  IGP Ernest Mangu will be allocated for another post. Mangu was appointed Chief of Tanzania Police Force by the former President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in December 2013 succeeding Said Mwema after  official  retirement from the force.

Before becoming IGP, Mangu was the director of Criminal Intelligence in the Force.

The sacking of Ernest Mangu is reportedly follows the  ongoing  killings of Police Officers and  civilians including local leaders in Coastal Region and various areas in he country

Mangu was born in 1959 and raised at Ikhanuda village in Singida Region of central Tanzania to a Nyatutu family.

He joined the Moshi Police Academy on 17 August 1982 for basic police training and completed in June 1983. In 1987, he joined the University of Dar es Salaam  pursuing law at a certificate level. Later, he was admitted for a bachelor degree program and graduated in November 1992 and conferred with LLB. In June 2010, Mangu was awarded masters degree in Security Affairs by National Defense University after completing his studies

Azania Post

Updated: 29.05.2017 14:12
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