KTN presenter Jamal Gaddafi has announced his exit from standard media group to focus on election campaigns.
Gadaffi hosted his last Iwake TV show on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022.
The media personality will be vying for Malindi’s MP post in the upcoming General Elections.
In a statement after his last show, Gaddafi who has worked at the media company for over eight years, thanked his fans for the support.
“It’s time for a new adventure.”
“Yesterday was my last show at KTN as I start a new chapter of my life in politics,” he wrote in an Instagram post
“What an epic 8 years, thank you everyone who supported me and my shows.” He added.
The popular presenter also shared an emotional clip while he bid his show’s producer and co-hosts Laura Mbatha as well as DJ Epic bye.
Media Personalities Continue To Ditch Entertainment For Political Ambition
Gaddafi’s exit from Standard Group is in line with Media Council of Kenya (MCK) guidelines issued on August 2021.
Gaddafi joins the likes of Jalang’o and Mc Jessy who have ditched entertainment to join politics.
MCK declared that all journalists and media personalities seeking elective posts should resign from their positions six months prior to the elections.