- Gideon Moi described Manasse Nyainda as a versatile journalist and public relations practitioner with expertise in strategic communication
- Manasse Nyainda has been tasked with offering technical communication support and advice to the Party and the national chairman
- Many praised Gideon Moi for settling on a young Kenyan to take over the position while some wondered if KANU was still in existence
The announcement was made by KANU national chairman Gideon Moi through a statement.
Gideon described Nyainda as a versatile journalist and public relations practitioner with expertise in strategic communication, and mainstream and digital media operations.
“Nyainda has been tasked with offering technical communication support and advisory to the Party and the National Chairman through timely and effective communication of policies, programs, and activities aimed at enhancing their public profiles. I congratulate him on this well-deserved appointment,” Gideon posted on his official Twitter handle.
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Many who read the social media post praised Gideon for settling on a young Kenyan to take over the position while some wondered if the former ruling party was still in existence.
Netizens react to Manasse Nyainda’s appointment
TUKO.co.ke sampled some of the reactions below:
“Well-deserved appointment. Congratulations, Mr. Nyainda.”
“KANU is still in existence ?”
“Good job. Youth empowerment indeed. The way to go.”
“Isn’t this a dead party…..”
“Now this is youth empowerment; thank you mheshimiwa for this. To the young man, congratulations, and don’t disappoint the youths and be the change that those country is yearning for. All the best.”
“Congratulations buddy. Face the new task ahead of you with full courage and optimism.”
“At least youth are being recognised and given leadership positions.”
“Nyainda is so talented . He is a cut above the rest and has equally mastered the use of his pen. Many happy returns my brother and all the best.”
“I offer my sincere congratulations to Mr. Manasse. I however wonder whether such major decisions are made by one person in KANU. I read that you wrote, ” I have appointed…”
Chama cha Baba na Mama
In a related story, TUKO.co.ke reported that Gideon will have to go back to the drawing board to save the once vibrant party after things became rather complicated in the political outfit.
TUKO.co.ke understands that in its heyday, the former ruling party bestrode the Kenyan political landscape like a veritable colossus.
The party of Mama na Baba extended its tentacles to every nook and cranny in the country and held an iron grip on the politics of the land.
But after the August 9, 2022, General Election, it is evident that Gideon has an uphill task of rescuing the party from its moribund state and making it vibrant.