Nzioka Waita, President Uhuru’s new appointee to the cabinet as secretary for Delivery has worked for over a decade at safricom.
Until his appointment, he was the Director of Corporate Affairs at Safaricom. Â A brief bio of Mr Nzioka reads:
Nzioka Waita joined Safaricom in 2001 as a Legal Officer responsible for Site Acquisition and thereafter rose steadily through the ranks to serve the company in various capacities ranging from his role as Legal Services Manager between 2002 and 2007 and thereafter as Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs between the years of 2007and 2010 followed by a brief stint as Head of Strategy & New Business responsible for driving the company’s mergers and acquisitions agenda, a position he held until April 2011 when he took up his present role as Corporate Affairs Director.
Nzioka is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary, he holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Sheffield and a Post Graduate Diploma in IT & Communications Law from Queen Mary, University of London both in the United Kingdom.
Nzioka is also a founding Trustee of the Safaricom Foundation, a role he has held from August 2003.
The Presidential Delivery unit was created under recommendation from former British Premier Tony Blair who is an advisor of President Uhuru.