Samuel Sitta

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Honourable
Samuel Sitta
MP
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4th Minister of East African Cooperation
Incumbent
Assumed office
28 November 2010
President Jakaya Kikwete
Preceded by Diodorus Kamala
5th Speaker of the National
Assembly of Tanzania
In office
26 December 2005 – 16 July 2010
Preceded by Pius Msekwa
Succeeded by Anne Makinda
Member of Parliament
for Urambo East
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 2005
Preceded by Amani Karavina
Majority 19,947 (70.47%)
Personal details
Born (1942-12-18) 18 December 1942 (age 72)
Tanganyika
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Alma mater UDSM (LL.B)
IMEDE (AdvDip)
Positions MD, Tanzania Investment Centre (1996-2005)
Website www.samuelsitta.com

Samuel John Sitta (born 18 December 1942) is a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Urambo East. He has been Minister of East African Cooperation since 2010.[1] Previously he served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania from 2005 to 2010. [2]

Life and career[edit]

He is a member of the majority Chama Cha Mapinduzi party and represents Urambo Mashariki. He was previously a member of parliament from 1975 to 1995. He also was previously served as director-general of the Tanzania Investment Centre.[3]

He was elected to succeed Pius Msekwa as Speaker of the National Assembly on 26 December 2005.[3] He was appointed to the Cabinet as Minister of East African Cooperation in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Munyaga, Mboneko (30 September 2009), "Former Prime Minister Salim Showers Praise On Sitta", AllAfrica.com (AllAfrica Global Media), retrieved 3 May 2010 
  3. ^ a b "Investment chief elected new Tanzanian parliament speaker", People's Daily, 29 December 2005, retrieved 3 May 2010