Former KBC news anchor Bonnie Musambi, has been named the new director of coordination at the State House spokesperson’s office.
The former KBC journalist shared the good news on his Facebook page and expressed gratitude to President William Ruto for the chance to work in his administration.
“Wow! Just wow! My immeasurable gratitude to God and you Mr President, for my appointment as DIRECTOR COORDINATION, OFFICE OF STATE HOUSE SPOKESPERSON. I promise my full dedication and loyalty to you and all Kenyans.
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“Special thanks to Commissioner Hon. Johnson Nduya Muthama for mentorship and unwavering support. To my family, fans and political supporters, I will never let you down,” Musambi wrote.
Bonnie Musambi resigned from KBC in February 2022 after 14 years of service to run for Kitui Central MP on a UDA ticket, but Wiper’s Dr Makali Mulu won the race in the August 2022 General Election.
Bonnie Musambi began his career as a radio host for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation in 2007, and he has been a TV news anchor for Kiswahili bulletins and a commentator since November 2009.
Bonnie Musambi has also worked as a debate moderator for BBC Sema Kenya. He’s also a gospel singer and a comedian.
Bonnie Musambi has now joined the growing list of media personalities who have left the industry for government positions.
Former Citizen TV political affairs editor Francis Gachuri left to join the Ministry of Interior, Salim Swaleh now works as the director of the press service in the Prime Cabinet Secretary’s office, and Mike Gitonga was appointed Secretary of State functions.
Other journalists joined county governments, where they hold various positions, in addition to the national government and ministries.
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