Dennis Onsarigo appointed Press Secretary of Raila Odinga’s 2022 Campaign secretariat

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 13 Feb, 2022 20:57 | < 1 min read
ODM Leader Raila Odinga with media personality Dennis Onsarigo PHOTO/COURTESY

ODM leader Raila Odinga has appointed media personality Dennis Onsarigo as the Press Secretary of his 2022 campaign secretariat.

In a press release announcing the appointment of the ex-investigative reporter, Raila described Onsarigo as an accomplished journalist with 14 years of experience.

"Mr. Onsarigo is a professional, bringing journalism and media consulting experience spanning fourteen years to the table. He has worked with two leading media houses, Nation Media Group and Standard Media Group as the Investigations editor/reporter and manager," the statement read in part.

The presidential hopeful further enumerated the academic qualifications of the media personality, stating that he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Political Science, a diploma in Broadcast Journalism and that he is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in governance, peace and security.

Raila also outlined Onsarigo's tasks in his new position as the Press Secretary of his campaign secretariat.

"He will coordinate all media relations of the Raila Odinga 2022 Campaign secretariat, including media engagement and management, media liaison between the secretariat and coalition partners and work closely with mainstream media in the dissemination of news and information," the statement read further.

Onsarigo, famed for his Case Files show on a local TV Station, has until his appointment, been working as the Director of Communications at the County Government of Taita Taveta. The journalist acted as a linkage between the Taita Taveta county government and the National Government and the Council of Governors.