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NSSA confirms Arthur Manase as substantive GM/CEO

PHILLIMON MHLANGA


Cash-rich National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has confirmed the appointment of Arthur Manase as substantive general manager/ chief executive officer (CEO) after serving in an acting capacity for one year.


A lawyer by training, Manase replaces Elizabeth Chitiga who was dismissed in 2018 on allegations of maladminstration and abuse of public funds at NSSA, a statutory body established in terms of the NSSA Act of 1989 to provide social security ,which is run as pay-as-you-go pension scheme.


In a statement, NSSA said Manase’s appointment was duly done in terms of Section 25 of the NSSA Act (Chapter 17:04)and Section 17 (2) of the Public Entities Corporate Governance Act (Chapter 10:31).


“The NSSA board is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur Johnson Manase as substantive general manager/chief executive officer of NSSA with effect from 1 January 2021,” it said.


Prior to his secondment to NSSA in an acting capacity, Manase was executive director at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.


He also served as executive dean at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) from January 2001 to November 2003 before moving to Air Zimbabwe where he served as a legal counsel/head secretarial and corporate affairs.


Manase is presently enrolled for PhD studies with the UZ, holds a Master of Laws from Cambridge University, Bachelor of Laws and a First Class Bachelor of Law (Honours) all from UZ.

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