Magufuli names Odinga ally Police boss in Tanzania

Simon Sirro the new Inspector general of Police Tanzania

Just days after the opposition party in Tanzania CHADEMA announced that they will back Uhuru Kenyatta’s re election President of the United republic of Tanzania Dr John Joseph Pombe Magufuli has named  Simon Siro  Aula the new Inspector General of Police replacing Ernest Mangu who has been re deployed.

Siro  has  been sworn in today at the Presidential palace   in Dar es Salaam.He was until his appointment Commissioner of Police  and also head of Special Unit.He becomes tanzania’s 10th Police Chief since independence

Sirro simon being sworn in at State House in Dar es salaam

The announcement was made  on 28th May   by Permanent secretary Ambassador John Kijazi .

Siro who hails from  Rorya District of Mara Province is a close ally to NASA Presidential  flag bearer and former prime Minister Raila Odinga

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