Philip Mpango who has been serving as the immediate minister of finance has been elected as the vice president of Tanzania. Tanzania’s finance minister will take the role of the current president, Samia Suluhu Hassan.
The confirmation of his election was made today by the government. President Suluhu Hassan nominated Mpango to the position today.
President Suluhu Hassan has been serving as the vice president of Tanzania since 2015 to the late John Pombe Magufuli. While addressing the legislature after his appointment, he said that he is willing to take the position. Philip Mpango is an economist who has served in several senior positions.