President William Ruto has appointed Hussein Mohammed as State House Spokesperson.
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Hussein Mohammed will be reporting to the head of the Presidential Communication Service
According to a statement from the outgoing Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Hussein Mohammed will report to David Mugonyi, the head of the Presidential Communication Service (PCS).
This is a departure from the previous Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) which the PCS has now replaced.
Mugonyi served as Ruto’s spokesperson in the office of the deputy president.
President Ruto also appointed Felix Koskei as the Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, replacing Kinyua.
The head of state merged the roles of the Chief of Staff with those of the Head of Public Service unlike his predecessor retired President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Former Turkana governor Josphat Nanok will serve as the deputy chief of staff.
Kenyans on social media had expected that Nanok would be named the State House Comptroller but the role has been given to former Kajiado MP Katoo ole Metito.
Economist David Ndii has been appointed as the chairperson of the President’s Council of Economic advisors.
Former army commander Major Gen (Rtd) Augustine Cheruiyot was appointed the Senior Advisor & Head of the Economic Transformation Secretariat.
Former Treasury PS Kamau Thugge has been appointed as the Senior Advisor and Head of Fiscal Affairs and Budget Policy.
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