Kenyan Comedian Sande Bush alias Dr Ofweneke has penned down a congratulatory message to his fellow comedian Oga Obinna after he got picked to replace Jalang’o on Kiss 100.
Dr Ofweneke’s reaction after Obinna was selected as Jalang’o’s replacement
Dr Ofweneke was in the race to replace Jalang'o alongside 2Mbili and Owago Onyiro
In his message, Ofweneke acknowledged that Obinna has always been a worthy competitor whenever their names are mentioned in the same room.
The funnyman was among the four comedians (Obinna, 2Mbili and Owago Onyiro) who had been lined up to replace Jalang’o after he exited the station to vie for the Lang’ata Parliamentary seat.
“Bro Oga Obinna you beat me to it, I acknowledge, You have always been a worthy competitor everywhere our names are mentioned in the same conversation I pray for favor as you add this medal to your coat. May God bless you as start your new job at Kiss 100 with Kamene Goro," reads Dr. Ofweneke’s post in part.
He went on to thank the Kiss 100 management for giving him the opportunity to go through trial-runs as Jalang’o’s possible replacement.
“To Kiss 100 and Radio Afroca Group at large and the management the fact that my name came up in your list as a possible replacement for Jalang'o is already a huge one for me,It assures me that among the best my name is in existence. God bless you, Onto more winnings on gods will,” he wrote.
Upon seeing Dr Ofweneke’s message Obinna replied; “We move. Thanks bro, some days when I'm off you can fill in for me as Obinna? Just keep saying waaampoto not shekebedeeee,”.
On Sunday, an excited Obinna celebrated the new opportunity saying that he had faced enough rejection in his life saying the new job was proof of his hard work.
Crowning it as the hallmark of his career, Obinna noted that he is one of the few presenters on radio who can boast of having done "the full nine yards".
"I'm the only radio presenter to have done the whole 9 yards, started with the late-night show, then evening, then midmorning, then drive and now breakfast. I'm contented.
"To all my former colleagues and bosses asanteni for ya'll are the reason why this is possible. You all played a pivotal role in teaching me, sharpening me, and guiding me well as you prepared me for this position and I won't let all of you down. I got this," he posted.
Adding that; “One man's trash is another man's treasure. wheh!! I have been rejected, fired, mistreated, gossiped, laughed at! Not once, not twice, told how I wasn't worthy blah blah...however as I look back I realise all these have been blessings. They made me stronger, made me work harder and made me better. let me take this opportunity to thank everyone that fired me, pushed me away, cancelled me or mistreated me in a personal or professional position, asanteni. Without that I wouldn't have worked harder maybe,”.
Comedian 2Mbili who was also in the race to replace Jalang’o wrote; “I don't like the way am happy for you. congrats broo... Lets roll with the wins... ❤️,”.
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