Prominent economist Gwanyanya appointed RBZ MPC member


CHIVHU-Prominent economist, chartered banker, trade finance specialist and founder of the Bullion Group of Companies, Persistence Gwanyanya who hails from Zaka has been appointed as one of the five committee members of the influential Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Finance and Economic Development Minister Prof Mthuli Ncube confirmed the development in a circular seen by The Mirror.

“I am pleased to announce that, His Excellency the President, Dr E.D Mnangagwa has approved the appointment of the following additional members to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. Professor Albert Makochekanwa, Persistence Elison Gwanyanya, Dr Daniel Makina, Dr Charity Jinya and Mrs Mathilda Dzumbunu

In an interview with The Mirror Gwanyanya said he was very delighted to be appointed to the committee and promised to execute his duties to the best of his abilities.
” I would like to thank the President for appointing me as one of the RBZ Monetary Policy Committee members.

“Together with my colleagues, we are going to provide the service expected from us in an honest and transparent manner, ” he said.

The appointment of the above members of the new (MPC) came after the last one which had the likes of Eddie Cross was dissolved at the end of January this year.

Gwanyanya who also runs Percycon Advisory Services was born in Zaka District, Masvingo Province is well known for giving scholarships to a number of academically gifted students and has been leading clean up campaigns throughout the country as way of fighting the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

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