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DJ Immo quits Radio Maisha for rival station, gets promoted

DJ Immo, on Wednesday, March 15, 2022, announced that he had quit Radio Maisha and joined Radio 47.

The entertainer, who is an accountant by profession, said that he was very happy to join the new radio station in town, saying that he was up to the task.

Nairobi News has established that the DJ will be the head of the department both on television and radio.

“Seven years seem like yesterday, damn! It has been real; I am taking special memories of nothing but good times with me. For now, adios, Radio Maisha,” he posted on his official Facebook page.

He further said that he was given the role of heading the DJ department both on radio and television.

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Radio 47 has been on a hiring spree, and just a week ago, it poached several journalists from Standard Media Group.

He will now be hosting a show known as Baze 47 which will run in the afternoon from 1 pm to 3 pm.

According to him, the new journey will be challenging, but he hopes it will be tremendous.

To be precise, journalists who have already been poached from Standard Media Group and Radio Maisha include; Mr Eric Wambugu, Ms Lynda Oriaso, Mbaruk Mwalimu, Hassan Mwana Wa Ali and Emmanuel Mwashumbe.

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Mr Mwalimu was the last one from the team to be picked for the new station, where he bid farewell to all his colleagues

In a statement, he confirmed that he has resigned from the Standard Media Group-owned station that has lost several presenters in the last few days.

Tarehe 2, mwezi wa tatu, itasalia kwenye kumbukizi daima. Siku ninayotamatisha safari yangu Radio Maisha, angalau kwa sasa! Wallahi haukua uamuzi rahisi. (March 2, 2023, will remain a day I will never forget. On this day, I completed my journey at Radio Maisha, at least for now! It was a very hard decision),” he said in the statement.

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