Kenya’s Film Boss Ezekiel Mutua Forced Out of Office

Kenya’s Film Boss Ezekiel Mutua Forced Out of Office

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KCFB) boss Ezekiel Mutua has been forced out of office after six years at the helm.

Sources say that Mutua who is Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Film Classification Board has been sent on “terminal leave” and no reason has been given.

Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr broke the news when he tweeted; “Ezekiel Mutua unlawfully removed by CS Mucheru as CEO after being lawfully appointed by the Board . Laws are mere suggestions for this administration.”

The Communications Authority of Kenya Director of Communications and External Affairs Christopher Wambua has been appointed as the acting CEO until a replacement is found.

On Thursday night, August 5th, 2021, Mr. Mutua denied reports that he had been fired calling them “malicious” and said he is not aware of such developments.

“My attention has been drawn to reports on social media to the effect that I have been fired as CEO of KFCB. PLEASE IGNORE such malicious rumours. I am not aware of such developments and there can be no grain of truth in them as there’s no vacancy in the office of the CEO KFCB,” he said on his official Twitter account.