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Tanzania Mourns Chief Secretary John Kijazi

Tanzania is mourning the passing of Chief Secretary John Kijazi who died on wednesday night at about 9Pm as announced by President John Magufuli.

“The President of the United Republic of Tanzania is saddened to announce the death of Chief Secretary Ambassador John William Kijazi that occured 17th February, 2021,” reads in part a brief statement issued by the Presidents communications office

Kijazi had been receiving treatment at Benjamin Mkapa Hospital (BMH) in the capital Dodoma

Eng. Kijazi served was appointed Chief Secretary to the Government of Tanzania on March 6th, 2016. He also served as Permanent Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet and Secretary to the National Security Council. Prior to his appointment, Eng. Kijazi served as Tanzania’s High Commissioner to India.

He was born on November 18th, 1956.

source: taarifa

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