Digital strategist Dennis Itumbi, comedian Daniel ‘Churchill’ Ndambuki, TikToker, radio host and dancer Azziad Nasenya and singer Akothee are among the personalities who have landed government jobs.
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 Namwamba himself, include Kizito Wangalwa, David Langat, Debra Mallowah, Abraham Kipyego Mutai Charles Gacheru, Claudia Naisabwa Leshomoo, Nobert Ouma, and June Chepkemei.
Namwamba also established the Creatives Technical Committee, chaired by comedian Churchill, to serve for three years.
Members of 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.
And to rejuvenate the sports sector, the CS also set up the Sports Technical Committee which will be chaired by prominent journalist Carol Radul.
Other members include 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.