Former Citizen TV News Anchor Hussein Mohamed has been appointed as the Head of Communications in the William Ruto Presidential Campaign team..
Hussein Mohamed lands new job in DP Ruto’s Camp [Photos]
DP Ruto hands Hussein Mohamed a senior role in his Presidential Campaign team
Deputy President William Ruto made the announcement on Monday, welcoming Hussein to his team.
“@HusseinMohamedg, renowned TV journalist, has been appointed Head of Communications in the William Ruto Presidential Campaign. Welcome to the Hustler team,” reads a tweet from DP Ruto.
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen welcomed Hussein Mohamed to hustler nation with a tweet that reads; “Well in my brother @HusseinMohamedg. We are richer and stronger with you,”.
Hussein announced his departure from the S.K Macharia owned media house in October 2019, after working at the station for 10 years.
"It has been a wonderful 10 years at Citizen TV. I have enjoyed & relished every moment I shared with my colleagues at RMS. I have decided to take a break after October In Sha Allah to concentrate on other matters. Loved the fans, the critics & everything in between. See you soon," tweeted Hussein Mohamed.
The soft-spoken scribe exited the media industry at a time he had worked at Citizen TV for a decade, rising from a low-level reporter to one of the station's highly reputable journalists.
He was particularly hailed for his interviewing skills that saw him interview prominent political figures with tough questions, while at the same time keeping them civil.
Among the high-profile figures he interviewed include Deputy President William Ruto, ODM Leader Raila Odinga, among others.
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