Another presenter and Machakos-based reporter at local Radio Mbaitu FM have announced their exit.
Macdonald Matthew announced his exit from the station owned by former Kitui governor Charity Ngilu stating that Thursday was his last day.
He disclosed that he had been working at the station for 12 years and over the years he has learned a lot. Macdonald hosted shows like Amuka na Mbaitu alongside Sammy Mulinge and also read the news.
The journalist did not share his next move with his fans but hinted at a possible comeback.
“End of an era, today marks my last day working for Mbaitu Fm. As I leave Mbaitu Fm, I want to say thank you I feel so lucky to have worked with such a talented team for the last 12 years and I’ll miss working with you all. I wouldn’t be who I am today without your guidance and support,” Macdonald said.
“I plan to take all the lessons and skills I have acquired with me as I take this next leap of faith in my career. Thank you again, and best of luck moving forward.
To my fans who make me who I am, thank you very much for your unwavering support. See you soon Ni Muvea muno na Ngai amuathime,” he added.
Machakos-based news reporter Dennis Mwikya also announced his resignation from the station after 6 years.
Taking to Facebook, Mwikya said, “After working for 6 years as a News Reporter at Mbaitu Fm, I take this opportunity to inform my fans that it is time to quit the station. It is a great honor working with one of the best media organizations in Lower Eastern, As Patrick Lumumba once said Time limits are good things and No matter how good you are if you stay for too long, you will end up losing it, he further said a good dancer must know when to exit the stage.”
“Leaving my colleagues is not my wish but dreams come and you have to push them and so, here I am Ready for the next chapter, today marks my last day at Mbaitu Fm. I have enjoyed the ups and the downs, As I leave, I won’t take anything but memories from the house (Mbaitu Fm) that built me. I also take with me your love & patience. I want to thank the Management of Mbaitu fm for trusting in me, the Staff, and the News department at large for your faith in me. So the curtain falls as I begin a new chapter officially..” Mwkiya in the post added.
Last month, The station lost two presenters Irene Nyanzi and Joe Kiusya to the newly opened station Akamba FM.