Surprise as Julie Gichuru rejects government job

Former Citizen TV journalist Julie Gichuru has turn down an appointment to a state job that came in the latest reorganization of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government.

Julie Gichuru was among those celebrating a new government jobs following the gazettement of new state appointments following her appointment to the board of the Kenya Export Promotion and Brand Agency.


Julie, however, has said no to the appointment because her calendar is full. The Kenya Export Promotion and Brand Agency deals in promoting trade by tackling challenges faced by exporters and producers of export goods.

“Due to heavy prior commitments and my intense travel schedule I cannot accept this appointment. I know there are many Kenyans who could serve this role well. Wish them the best and as always, repping Kenya and Africa in all that I do everywhere that I go,” Julie revealed.

She was to sit on the board of Brand Kenya that is Chaired by former NMG CEO Linus Gitahi.

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