Citizen TV Sports Editor Mike Okinyi has been appointed as the Media, Broadcasting and Communication Director for the 2020 World Under-20 Athletics Championships.
Okinyi, who will be deputised by the Sports Journalists’ Association of Kenya (SJAK) President Chris Mbaisi, was appointed as part of the Organising Committee that will be chaired by Athletics Kenya President Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei.
The appointments were made by the immediate former Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage Rashid Echesa under Gazette Notice Number 1911 before his sacking on Friday.
Former Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) director Michael Rabar was appointed Chief Executive Officer and will be deputized by Mary Mwaki.
Nairobi was picked to host the biennial world championships last year in July on the back of hosting an outstanding final edition of the IAAF World U18 Championships in 2017.
The competition has been scheduled for 7-12 July 2020.
IAAF WU20 Organizing Committee (Secretariat):
Chirman—Gen. Jackson Tuwei
Chief Executive Officer—Michael Agwingi Rabar
Assistant, Chief Executive Officer—Mary Mwaki
Chief Operations Officer—Regina Gachora
Director of Ticket Operations and Knowledge ManagementBarnabas Korir
Assistant Director of Ticket Operations and Knowledge
Director, Finance and Administration—Farrah Kasim
Assistant Director, Finance and Administration—David Miano
Director, Legal—Emmanuel K. Gichohi
– Assistant Director, Legal—Christine Mangwana
Director of ICT—Gatwiri Kinya
Assistant Director, ICT—Hesbon Malwenyi
Director, Security and Accreditation-‘-Joseph Kiget
Assistant Director, Security and acreditation—Joseph Chirchir
Director, Protocol—Colonel Matigo Marwanga
Assistant Director, Protocol—Susan Kamau
Director, Technical and Competition—Ibrahim Hussein
Assistant Director, Technical and Competition—Paul Mutwii
Director, Marketing and Commercial—Zaheeda Suleiman
Assistant Director, Marketing and Commercial—Robert
Director, Media, Broadcasting and Communication—Michael
Assistant Director, Media, Broadcasting and CommunicationChris Mbaisi
Director, Transport —Charles Welangai
Assistant Director, Transport—Vincent Kaduki
Director, Logistics—Douglas Wakihuri
Assistant Director, Logistics—Mohamed Bashir Ibrahim
Director, Medical and Ant-Doping—Jared Nyakiba (Dr.)