Digital strategist Dennis Itumbi, comedian Daniel ‘Churchill’ Ndambuki, TikToker and radio host Azziad Nasenya, as well as singer Akothee are among prominent personalities who have landed jobs in the Kenya Kwanza government, according to a new gazette notice released on Friday evening.
Youth Affairs, Sports and Arts Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba appointed Itumbi a member of the newly established Talanta Hela Council for a period of three years.
Other members appointed to the council, which will be chaired by CS Namwamba himself, include; Kizito Wangalwa, David Langat, Debra Mallowah, Abraham Kipyego Mutai Charles Gacheru, Claudia Naisabwa Leshomoo, Nobert Ouma, and June Chepkemei.
The CS also established the Creatives Technical Committee, chaired by comedian Churchill, to serve for a similar period of three years.
Members to the committee include; Akinyi Odongo, Jimmi Gathu, Catherine Kamau, Esther ‘Akothee’ Akoth, Kizito Makhande, Azziad Nasenya, Rosemary Wahu Kagwi, Awadhi Salim Awadhi, Douglas Kipkirui, and Langat Susan Ekasiba.
Likewise, in a bid to rejuvenate the sports sector, the CS also set up the Sports Technical Committee which will be chaired by prominent journalistCarol Radul.
In Radul’s corner will be; Boniface Ambani, Julius Kiplagat Yego, Neddy Kutsuru, Alfred Makotsi, Sammy Tiyoi Shollei, Collins Kale, Kevin Mutai, Shilovelo Winna Shilavula, Daniel Nakeor Losiru, and Staicy Shariffa Ochieng.