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Music star Jaguar appointed as Nacada board member

Musician Charles Njagua Kanyi, popularly known as Jaguar, has been appointed as a board member at the National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada).

Jaguar was the surprise inclusion in the 302 officials named to the 79 state corporations.

In a Gazette Notice published on Monday, President Kenyatta personally signed the appointments while members to the boards were appointed by the respective Cabinet Secretaries.

“In making the appointments, the Administration has tapped into the wisdom, experience and knowledge of our senior citizens, while embracing the energy, enthusiasm and innovation of our young people,” said a statement from State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu.

Jaguar enjoys close relations with the President and has been his adviser on youth.

Jaguar has in the past announced he has monthly meetings with the President to offer him advice.