Comedian Vincent Mwasia Mutua, popularly referred as Chipukeezy has been appointed as a Director of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Drug Abuse (Nacada).
The entertainer turned TV show host will serve as the director of the anti-drug agency for the next three years and was appointed alongside George Ogalo.
Chipukeezy was named Nacada director in a gazettement notice issued by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i on Wednesday. The appointment took effect on June 6th.
"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 and George Ogalo to be members of the NACADA, for a period of three years, with effect from the 6th June, 2018,"
Former Nacada Director and current Starehe MP Charles Njagua took to Instagram to congratulate Chipukeezy for the appointment. "Congratulations Chipukizi on your appointment as a Director at Nacada....wish u well my brother," he wrote on Instagram.
Chipukeezy currently hosts the Chipukeezy show, which airs on EbruTV.