Jalang'o gives resignation statement after being axed by Mediamax
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Jalang’o gives resignation statement after being axed by Mediamax

Jalang'o in a suit

Kenyan comedian, Jalang’o, government names Felix Oduor has called it a day at Milele FM following a dispute with the Mediamax owned station on pay cuts. He had joined back in July 2018 and co-hosted the morning show alongside Alex Mwakideu.

Jalang'o posing on his car
Jalang’o posing on his car

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Jalang’o took to Instagram to announce his decision to leave Milele FM following the fact that the management of Mediamax had let go of everyone working for the media house via SMS. His post on the matter read as follows:

Milele FM presenters Jalang'o and Alex Mwakideu
Milele FM presenters Jalang’o and Alex Mwakideu

Today has been a very amazing day and a sad day with everyone at my work Place at Mediamax …Covid hit hard and everyone has to have their belts tight and unfortunately Mediamax has been hit too…I was not at work today because we had not agreed on alot of things and terms and even as we speak my HR had me on hold still discussing terms of employment…Unfortunately we dint agree..So just like today I wont be at work tommorow or any other day…In short Last Friday was my last day at Milele Fm and I want to thank everyone who supported me and every fan who was with that to the point we became the most popular and No 1 Radio Station in the country
1. I want to thank the Mediamax management for the opportunity they gave me and I will forever be grateful.
2. To my brother @alex_mwakideu you know to my last blood I love you! Keep shinning and being the best
3. To all my colleagues at Mediamax both at Milele , K24 , Kameme , Emoo, Maiyan, and Meru Fm…I’ll forever love you.
3. To my fans and every listener Thank you for tuning in! Like we say
#ItambeMilele…For now let’s meet on YouTube #BongaNaJalas
Love you guys…sometimes you win…sometimes you loose! But in all this dont forget to always focus! Love you guys!

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Today has been a very amazing day and a sad day with everyone at my work Place at Mediamax …Covid hit hard and everyone has to have their belts tight and unfortunately Mediamax has been hit too…I was not at work today because we had not agreed on alot of things and terms and even as we speak my HR had me on hold still discussing terms of employment…Unfortunately we dint agree..So just like today I wont be at work tommorow or any other day…In short Last Friday was my last day at Milele Fm and I want to thank everyone who supported me and every fan who was with that to the point we became the most popular and No 1 Radio Station in the country 1. I want to thank the Mediamax management for the opportunity they gave me and I will forever be grateful. 2. To my brother @alex_mwakideu you know to my last blood I love you! Keep shinning and being the best 3. To all my colleagues at Mediamax both at Milele , K24 , Kameme , Emoo, Maiyan, and Meru Fm…I'll forever love you. 3. To my fans and every listener Thank you for tuning in! Like we say #ItambeMilele…For now let's meet on YouTube #BongaNaJalas Love you guys…sometimes you win…sometimes you loose! But in all this dont forget to always focus! Love you guys!

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The dispute in question is the fact that Mediamax had moved to institute a 50 per cent paycut which only two members of the newsroom had agreed to. This resulted in them sending out an SMS effectively terminating the contracts of every other staff member working the newsroom.

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