Local Comedian Chipukeezy has been appointed as a Director at the board of the National Authority for the Campaign Against alcohol Drug Abuse (NACADA).
In a gazette notice issued by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, the comedian whose real name is Vincent Mwasia Mutua together with George Ogalo will be members of NACADA for a period of three years.
“IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse Act, the Cabinet Secretary, Interior and Co-ordination of National Government appoints—
Vincent Mwasia Mutua
to be members of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 6th June, 2018. Dated the 5th June, 2018” reads the Gazette Notice.
In the Gazette Notice, the President Uhuru Kenyatta has also appointed former Isiolo governor Doyo Godana as a Non-Executive Chairperson of the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Board for a period of three years while that of mark Bor was revoked.
Joseph Kibwana was appointed as the Chairperson of the Kenya Ports Authority Board for a period of three years.
Chipukeezy takes over as a director at the board after Starehe Member of Parliament cum musician Jaguar resigned in January 2017 citing personal reasons.
The comedian currently hosts the Chipukeezy Show which airs on Ebru TV.