Michael Rabar and Jack Tuwei have been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and LOC chairman respectively for IAAF world under 20 Athletics championships set to take place in 2020 at Moi Sports Centre, Kasarani.
The former Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) director was appointed former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa before his sacking by President Uhuru Kenyatta today.
Echesa had Gazetted the team before his sacking. Rabar, who is campaigning to be elected as the KRU chairman will be deputised by Mary Mwaki appointed as Rabar’s deputy in the Local Organising Committee (LOC).
The Homeboyz chairman, has also served as chairman of the annual Safari Sevens rugby tournament on several occasions.
Athletics Kenya president Jackson Tuwei will head the LOC where Regina Gachora is the Chief Operations Officer while AK committee member Barnaba Korir, who chairs the Youth Committee docket, is the Director of Ticket Operations and Knowledge Management.
Farrah Kasim will be the Director for Finance and Administration and will be deputised by AK treasurer David Miano while AK Kenya Police chairman Joseph Kiget is the Director for Security and Accreditation deputised by Joseph Chirchir.
Safaricom’s Zaheeda Suleiman will be the Director for Marketing and Commercial while Robert Nyanga’aya is her deputy as Citizen TV’s Michael Okinyi was appointed as Director for Media, Broadcasting and Communication with The Stars’ Chris Mbaisi as his deputy.
The 2020 U20 Championships will be held at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani from July 7-12.
The Local Organising Committee (Secretariat):
Chairman – Lt. Gen (retired) 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 Management – Barnabas Korir
Assistant Director of Ticket Operations and Knowledge
Management – Maxwell Nyamu
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 accreditation – 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
Director, Marketing and Commercial – Robert
Media, Broadcasting and Communication – Michael
Assistant Director, Media, Broadcasting and Communication – Chris Mbaisi
Director, Transport – Charles Welangai
Assistant Director, Transport – Vincent Kaduki
Director, Logistics – Douglas Wakiihuri
Assistant Director, Logistics – Mohamed Bashir Ibrahim
Director, Medical and Ant-Doping – Jared Nyakiba (Dr.)
Assistant Director, Medical and Anti-Doping – Dr. Victor Bargoria
Director, Volunteers – Mary Chege
Assistant Director, Volunteers – Elizabeth Wangare Thiro
Director, Accommodation – Mercy Ndung’u
Assistant Director, Accommodation – Peter Angwenyi
Director, Legacy – Peter Ngentu
Assistant Director, Legacy – Jabil Maalim Mohamed
Assistant Director, Legacy – Patrick Opembe
Director-General, Sports Kenya – Pius Metto
additional information: Daily Nation