Ms. Kanze Dena becomes the first Kenyan woman to hold the position of State House Spokesperson succeeding Mr. Manoah Esipisu.
She will also become Head of the President’s Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU).
— Manoah Esipisu EBS (@MEsipisu) October 12, 2018
State House Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita confirmed her appointment in a position she has been holding in an acting capacity for the last three months.
“We wish Ms. Dena success in her new role and ask all stakeholders including PSCU staff, the media and colleagues in government to accord her the support she needs to excel,” the statement read.
Ms. Dena committed to delivering effectively on her new mandate.
“I will work with my team and all stakeholders across Government to ensure that we deliver on our mandate as the President’s media team. I am well aware of the demands of the job and confirm my preparedness to step into the shoes of my predecessor. I trust that with God and with the support of my superiors and the cooperation of my team, we will be able to succeed.”