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BY ANN MUNENE ,NAIROBI,16TH MAY 2019-Immediate Former government Spokesperson Eric Kiraithe was, on Wednesday, appointed as the ICT Ministry Cabinet Administrative Secretary (CAS) by ICT Principal Secretary Jerome Ochieng.
Kiraithe’s redeployment was announced as his successor in the communications docket Col (Rtd) Cyrus Odhiambo Oguna held his first press briefing.
While handing over to Oguna at Teleposta Towers, Kiraithe described Former Linda Nchi Spokesperson as one of the most competent Kenyans to take up the role of the voice of the government.
“I can’t think of anyone better I could have handed this job to. I would ask you to give him all the cooperation,” he said
As part of the government’s strategy to revamp its communication, Oguna’s office shall be domiciled at the Ministry of ICT.
He shall have oversight of all channels of communication at the ministry.
Oguna will head the Directorate of Information and oversee all county and sub-county information officers, the Department of Public Communication and all officers seconded to various ministries and the Government Media Center.
Further he will be in charge of content at the two government news wires and dissemination channels (Kenya News Agency and My Gov).