Former Citizen TV presenter, Willis Raburu, recently made a significant announcement about his career, stating that he has secured a new job at Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja’s office. During a conversation on Phil Director’s podcast, Raburu briefly shed light on his upcoming role and future aspirations.
Referring to himself as a strategist and consultant, Raburu hinted that his responsibilities would encompass various projects aimed at benefiting Governor Sakaja and other organizations. Although he didn’t delve into specific details about his position, insider sources disclosed to Nairobi News that Raburu is set to take on the role of Sakaja’s Communications Director.
The interview also provided a platform for Raburu to address the tough times he encountered when his body weight became a subject of ridicule and harsh criticism. He candidly shared how these hurtful comments significantly impacted his mental and emotional well-being, especially when even industry friends joined in body shaming him. The constant barrage of vulgar and ruthless comments was distressing, and Raburu decided to prioritize his mental health by refraining from reading such hurtful remarks.
Raburu recounted a particularly impactful incident involving a radio presenter who made derogatory remarks that deeply affected him. He bravely confronted the presenter, expressing his disappointment and emphasizing the importance of supporting one another rather than deriving amusement from someone else’s pain.
Despite facing these challenges, Raburu expressed his enthusiasm for the new role and the opportunities it presents. He also acknowledged the growth of the digital space, hinting at the possibility of a potential return to the screen in the future.
Overall, Raburu’s interview showcased his resilience in the face of adversity and his commitment to safeguarding his mental well-being while embarking on an exciting new chapter in his career.