Tanzania: Samia Names 139 District Commissioners

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday appointed 139 district commissioner in a fresh shake-up that is predominated by majority youth.

In the appointment the president named at least 45 female commissioners and six professional members of the press. The president also picked artists, politician and other groups in the society.

A statement released by the directorate of presidential communication showed the president had also retained and relocated most of current district commissioners.

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