Tanzania president-elect Magufuli kicks out minister, corrupt business tycoon from his house
DAR ES SALAAM
JUST days before his inauguration, Tanzania’s president-elect, Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, has demonstrated that his government will have zero tolerance on corruption after kicking out from his house a cabinet minister who arrived with a corrupt business tycoon.
In an unexpected move, the Minister for Lands, William Lukuvi, showed up at Magufuli’s house in Dar es Salaam with Tanzanian business tycoon Tanil Somaiya, for the purpose of introducing the unscrupulous businessman to the president-elect and make acquaintances for future dubious deals/contracts.
“Lukuvi is friends with both Magufuli and Somaiya. Therefore, he took his friend Somaiya to introduce him to the president-elect in an unexpected move,” said one witness.
“Lukuvi told Magufuli that Tanil Somaiya is a great friend of the ruling CCM party and has contributed millions of dollars to…
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