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Commissioner Maurice David Kitinusa (ndc), the Commandant of the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy, joined the Immigration Services Department on 15th April, 1991 upon completion of a one year compulsory National Training Course in Mgulani.

In his expansive career, the Commissioner has served in various stations holding posts such as Passport officer at Arusha Regional Immigration Office from 1991 to1992; Shift In-charge at the Namanga entry and exit point from 1992 to 1996; Deputy Immigration Officer Incharge at Namanga from 1996 to 2000; Administrative Officer at Arusha Regional Immigration Office from 2000 to 2001; 2nd Shift In-charge at Dar es Salaam International Airport from 2001 to 2003 and District Immigration Officer in Nzega from 2003 to 2008.

Commissioner Kitinusa has also served as an Instructor in various colleges such as Kiwira Prison College from 2004 – 2007, Moshi Police Academy in 2005 – 2006, TRITA from 2008 – 2013. After his service as an instructor the Commissioner was appointed as Border Management Officer In-charge at Kilimanjaro Regional Office from 2009 – 2014.

Upon completion of his term, he was relocated to Singida to serve as the Regional Immigration Officer from 30th October 2014 to 11th March 2015 and Kigoma Regional Immigration Officer from 11th March 2015 to 31/1/2017.

On 28th February 2017, he was promoted to the rank of Commissioner and appointed to be the Commandant of TRITA taking over from his predecessor Commissioner General, Dr. Anna Peter Makakala.

His academic qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Security and Strategic Studies from the National Defence College in Dar es Salaam; a Postgraduate Diploma in Good Governance, Democratization and Public Policy from the Institute Of Social Studies- Netherlands; Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the University Of Dar es Salaam and a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration and Public International Law from the University Of Dar es Salaam- Tanzania .

He has also attended a number of short courses, workshops and seminars related to his profession and career within the country and abroad. Other than his commitment to his profession, the Commissioner is also an avid reader, enjoys writing, various sports and travelling.

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