Four days after the exit of former Citizen TV news anchor Hussein Mohamed, Citizen TV has sought for a replacement.
On Friday, November 1, the station unveiled BBC 2018 Komlar Dumor Award Winner, Waihiga Mwaura would be taking over News Night.
“He is a journalist of impeccable professional standards and a diligent scribe. He is also engaging, persistent and firm,” part of a promo posted on the station’s social media pages stated.
Waihiga is an award-winning reporter and television news anchor, who is expected to begin hosting the show on Tuesday, November 5.
Former news anchor Mohamed quit the show after a stellar 10-year career.
The celebrated journalist announced his exit on Twitter on Friday, October 4, indicating that he intended to concentrate on “other matters”.
“It has been a wonderful 10 years at Citizen TV. I have enjoyed & relished every moment I shared with my colleagues at RMS.
“I have decided to take a break after October In Sha Allah to concentrate on other matters. Loved the fans, the critics & everything in between. See you soon,” he posted on his Twitter page.