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PRISK Nonini quits from powerful government position

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Nonini was appointed into the position in April

Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). play Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy )

Kenyan music Icon Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini has resigned from his powerful government position months after being appointed.

On Thursday, the self-proclaimed "Godfather of Genge" handed in his resignation as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK).

Nonini took to his social media pages to shares the news of his resignation stating he had decided to part ways with PRISK on what he termed as the board going against the conditions set by its regulator the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO).

play Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy )

 

“Today I have officially resigned as Chairman of @priskkenya and above is my resignation letter. We have a regulator @kenyacopyrightboard who issues our licenses to collect and has set out clear conditions we collect jointly with @kamp_kenya @priskkenya & @mpakenyaWhen a board I chair goes against the conditions set by our regulator that means they are going against the government and I will not be party to such.” Wrote Mr Nakitare

Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) is a collective management organization licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board to represent performers in musical and dramatic works.

play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy)
play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy)

 

PRISK is hence a performer works licensing company appointed as a collecting society under Gazette Notice No. 12322.

Nonini Joined PRISK as its Chairman on April 4th, 2018 .

“Really humbled being appointed Chairman for Performers Rights Society of Kenya and ready to serve for music industry to take us to greater heights but most of all thanks to my board @priskkenya for believing in me.” Said Nonini after the appointment.

play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy )
play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy )

 

At the PRISK Board the Kenyan hip hop recording artist, entertainer and radio presenter, was working with other notable celebrities  like Iddi (Beatrice Achieng), Nameless (David Mathenge), Irene Kariuki, Daddy Owen (Owen Mwatia), Ian Mbugua and SK Blue (Samuel Kuria) who are all directors.

play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy )
play Nonini's resignation Letter from PRISK. Hubert Mbuku Nakitare aka Nonini resigns as the Chairman of Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). (Courtesy)

 

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