Comedian Chipukeezy is now the new vice chair of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA). The comic who has been serving as an independent board member since his appointment in 2018, took to his social media to share the exciting news and thank the NACADA board for electing him as vice chair.
Since His Excellency The President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed me as a young director to the NACADA board, it has been an honor and an amazing opportunity to serve the nation. I take this opportunity to thank the Board for electing me as the New Vice Chairperson of NACADA Kenya. pic.twitter.com/CtELxKUnBW
— Chipukeezy (@chipukeezyvini) March 23, 2021
NACADA a state corporation under the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. Its main mandate is to to undertake public education and awareness campaign against drug abuse, especially among youth.
The comedian will become second in command after the Board Chairperson Prof. Mabel Opanda Imbuga Ph.D. Chipukeezy has continuously used his influence and comic ability to create awareness about drug abuse and its negative effects.
His passion for youth and community outreach programs have definitely earned him this well-deserved position. Chipukezeey rose to popularity after performing in the coveted stand-up comedy show Churchill Live, where he entertained Kenyans alongside other top comics such as Eric Omondi, MC Jesse, Karis, Butita, David The Student, Owago Onyiro and Sleepy David among others.
Chipukeezy has since spearheaded his own projects such as The Chipukeezy Foundation, The Funny Truth and The Chipukeezy Show just mention a few. He has promised to continue serving the nation through his new position and we wish him all the best.