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Edgar Obare’s Instagram Account deactivated amidst 'Wash Wash' Exposé

Edgar Obare's Instagram account goes Missing

Blogger Edgar Obare

If you are a heavy consumer of blogger Edgar Obare’s ‘Tea’ by now you must have realized that his Instagram account is missing.

A search done on the photo and video sharing app, reveals that Obare’s account is no longer available, raising eyebrows among his fans and followers on whether he has deactivated it for some time or deleted it permanently.

This comes at a time Obare has been a trending topic on social media, especially Twitter following his recent “Wash Wash” Exposé.

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“Wash Wash” is a term that refers to individuals who earn money through illegal activities and later use unscrupulous means to “clean” the money.

Over the weekend, Obare listed a number of names believed to be in Wash Wash Business, igniting an endless discussion on Twitter.

Jalang'o Speaks Out

On Monday, Kiss 100 presenter Jalang'o who was among those mentioned quashed the reports, stating that he has never been involved in ‘Wash Wash’.

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Speaking on air with Kameme Goro, Jalang'o swore on his father's grave that he has never been involved in fraudulent deals or stole from anyone.

"For the past 10 to 15 years I've never seen what 7 oclock looks like unless I'm on holiday or its the weekend when I'm not working because I've always just known 4am as my wake up time and we come to Kiss and they pay us so well," the comedian started.

Jalang’o works at Radio Africa Group which is known to pay celebrities quite well, as evidenced in Shaffie Weru’s salary of Ksh 600,000 which was revealed in 2021.

He explained after landing his first well-paying job at Kiss 100, he started his company Arena Media which does advertising and marketing

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"It's a below the line and above the line marketing firm where we sit down with a team of almost 20 people, employed pensionable and taxable," he said.

Currently, the comedian is a brand ambassador for a wide range of brands touching from finance, apparel, fast-moving consumer goods, and construction.

Jalang’o’s Instagram following of over 2 million followers also offers him the opportunity to monetise his huge following by posting advertisements for many different clients.

"As you speak today, I think I'm a brand ambassador to almost five top brands...a brand ambassador not influencer...for influencing I have a thousand and one... I'll tell you easily there's a time I drive in this town and I see a billboard literally every single place, those things pay," Jalang'o explained.

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