Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero has called back embattled county director of communications Walter Mong’are, popularly known as Nyambane, to duty.
Mong’are was suspended from the position two months ago by Nairobi County Secretary Dr Robert K. Ayisi following non-compliance with county government employment agreement.
eDaily learnt that Mong’are did not submit his academic certificates, certificate of good conduct, HELB clearance form and certified copies of clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau as the position he held required.
He was replaced, in interim capacity, by Noellah Musundi as the Director of Communications in the Office of the Governor, Nairobi County.
Noellah was the Director of Communications, County Government of Bungoma.
And in a letter dated August 2 whose undersigned is Dr Robert K. Ayisi, Mong’are was called back to work beginning Thursday, August 4.
Walter Mong’are was appointed Nairobi County Director of Communications in May 8, 2014; a position he held for exactly two years; before his suspension which has since been lifted.
Prior to his appointment to the lucrative position in Nairobi County, Walter had served as the head of communication directorate in Kisii County government.
Mong’are revealed to Citizen Television in December, 2015 why he left Kisii County for Nairobi.
“The aspect of family is what brought me back to Nairobi; when the opportunity showed up in the same capacity as a Communication Director. Nairobi is more challenging; it is a fast-moving county and I saw the challenge was better. I have got desire to grow beyond where I am,” he told Lillian Muli.
Mr Mongare rose to fame as a comedian in the programme Redykyulass. Redykyulass was a popular comedy show which aired on local television stations early 2000s.