President Samia Appoints Wambura As New IGP_ July 2022

President Samia Appoints Wambura As New IGP Inspector General of Police | IGP Mpya alieteuliwa Tanzania: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), is the head of the Tanzania Police Service. The IGP is appointed by the President of Tanzania in accordance with the Constitution. IGP is responsible for the operational control and the administration of the Police Service

President Samia Appoints Wambura As New IGP
President Samia Appoints Wambura As New IGP

President Samia Appoints Wambura As New IGP

On Wednesday, July 20, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Camilius Wambura as Tanzania’s Inspector General of Police. Before being appointed as IGP, he was the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI). This inspector general will replace former officer Simon Sirro who was named Ambassador to Zimbabwe.

Former Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander Sirro was appointed to the top police job on May 29th, 2017 after he replaced Ernest Mangu. Furthermore, Ramadhan Hamisi Kingai has been newly appointed as the new Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

The most recent appointees are scheduled to be sworn in today at State House Chamwino, Dodoma, according to a statement from the directorate of Presidential Communication that was released in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Those who have held this office before Wambura include

1 Elangwa N.Shaidi :  1964 -1970
2 Hamza Azizi : 1970-1973
3 Samwel H. Pundugu: August 7, 1973 – August 1975
4 Philemon N. Mgaya; August 8, 1975 – November 1980
5 Solomon Liani:  November 2, 1980 – November 30, 1984
6 Harun G Mahundi : December 1, 1984 – May 3, 1996
7 Omary Mahita: May 4, 1996 – March 2, 2006
8 Saidi A Mwema: March 3, 2006 – December 30, 2013
9 Ernest Mangu January 1, 2014 –  May 29, 2017
10 Simon Sirro : May 29, 2017 – July 19, 2022
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