Former CA Director General Francis Wangusi passes on

Francis Wangusi, the former Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director General has passed on.

According to a statement posted on CA’s official Twitter page, Mr. Wangusi died on Wednesday afternoon at Nairobi Hospital where he has been undergoing treatment.

‘’It is with profound sadness that we have received news on the passing on of former CA Director General Mr. Francis Wangusi which occurred this afternoon at the Nairobi Hospital where he had been receiving treatment.’’

Mr. Wangusi had the Director General of the Information and Communications Technology regulator since 2012. In 2015, his tenure was renewed position he held until his departure in 2019.

‘’Mr. Wangusi oversaw significant milestones in the ICT industry, including the transition to digital television broadcasting and the sector’s exponential growth during his tenure from 2012 until his retirement on 22nd August 2019.’’ the statement further read.

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