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Revealed: Hussein Mohammed knelt down and prayed when Ruto won

By Wangu Kanuri October 20th, 2022 2 min read

The State House Spokesperson Hussein Mohammed knelt down to pray after President William Ruto was handed his certificate by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) boss Wafula Chebukati.

Hussein, who went to a holding room after the certificate issuance, was seen kneeling on a prayer mat in a corner.

Though it was not easy having been a newbie on the job, Hussein actively updated Kenyans during the Kenya Kwanza campaigns.

He did this to woo Kenyans to vote for Dr Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua.

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Hussein, a former Citizen TV journalist, had been appointed as the Head of Communications of the William Samoei Ruto (WSR) presidential campaign.

In his duties, Hussein called out media houses during the campaign season for what he termed as biasness.

“We wish to highlight the notorious instance of runaway abuse of public bandwidth by Royal Media Services a licensee which has converted its platforms especially Citizen TV, Inooro TV and Inooro Radio to official campaign mouthpieces of the Azimio La Umoja.

The Daily Nation complements these abuses by becoming their print counterpart,” read part of his statement.

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Before his appointment, Hussein had maintained a low profile away from the public limelight since he left his plum job at the Royal Media Service (RMS) owned television in October 2019.

However, with President Ruto rewarding his loyalty, a week ago, Hussein was appointed as the State House spokesperson replacing Kanze Dena Mararo.

In his message after the appointment, Hussein said, “Mr President @WilliamsRuto, I’m grateful & humbled by the honour you have bestowed upon me to serve as State House Spokesperson.”

Adding, “I pledge to tirelessly work in supporting you deliver the plan to achieve greatness for our republic. Thanks patriots for your congratulatory messages.”

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