KOT Reactions As Susan Wafula Replaces Ex-Health CS Mutahi
President William Ruto on September 27 listed his members of the cabinet secretaries who were to take over from the retired President Uhuru's cabinet secretaries. Among those listed was the health cabinet secretary, Susan Nakhumicha Wafula who replaced the outgoing CS Mutahi Kagwe.
The attractive Health CS appointment has elicited a range of reactions, particularly among Kenyans on Twitter (KOT), with some congratulating President Ruto on making a wise decision in selecting her for the health sector.
Taking to Twitter, the new health CS expressed gratitude to President Ruto for appointing her as the head of the Ministry of Health, and she promised to do her best to serve Kenyans.
I thank HE WilliamsRuto for giving me the greatest honor&privilege to serve my country as a Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Health . I will serve the people of Kenya with greatest humility &utmost dedication to ensure we achieve our quest for a better health care.— Susan Wafula Nakhumicha, PhD (@s_nakhumicha) September 27, 2022
Her photo, which has been seen to trend online, has caught the attention of many men, with many claiming that just by looking at her smile or photo, one can be healed immediately.
This beauty alone can heal someone. Congratulations CS Health Susan pic.twitter.com/evl67IRnYb— Dr. Wanga (@wangila_254) September 27, 2022
Here are some reactions to what has been said about her appointment.
Staring at this beauty is good for your health— Bernard Heirz (@dr_mbm15) September 27, 2022
Susan previously ran for Trans Nzoia woman member of the national assembly under the Ford Kenya party, but came in third place. She also serves as the Ford-Kenya party's national vice chairperson for women, youth, and children.
Wafula previously worked as the procurement and logistics manager at Nairobi Women's Hospital. From 2007 to 2013, she was the purchasing manager for the Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies. Wafula also worked as the AAR Kisumu branch's pharmacy manager.
Prior to her appointment on September 27, Susan served as Head of Supply for the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Global Program for Research and Training. The UCSF partners with health stakeholders in solving the challenges of infectious diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis.