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Samuel John Sitta (18 December 1942 – 7 November 2016) was a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Urambo East. He was the Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania from 2005 to 2010 and Minister of East African Cooperation from 2010 to 2015.
Sitta, a member of the majority Chama Cha Mapinduzi party, served as a member of parliament from 1975 to 1995 and was director-general of the Tanzania Investment Centre. Later he served again as an MP, representing Urambo Mashariki.
He was elected to succeed Pius Msekwa as Speaker of the National Assembly on 26 December 2005. He was appointed to the Cabinet as Minister of East African Cooperation in 2010.
Samuel Sitta died at around 3am on 7 November 2016 at TUM School of Medicine (Klinikum rechts der Isar) in Munich (Germany) after falling ill for a short period.