Former Budalangi Member of Parliament Ababu Nawmaba has been appointed the new minister of Sports & Youth Affairs.

Namwamba returns to lead the ministry after previously doing so under late President Mwai Kibaki.

His appointment was confirmed by President William Ruto in a press briefing held at State House Nairobi on Tuesday.

Namwamba takes over from Amina Mohamed and will among other things be tasked with helping uplift the ban on international football by FIFA.

More to follow….