Willis Raburu resigns from Citizen TV to host NTV’s The Trend

The hit show was left without a host after Larry Madowo quit after almost five years.

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Citizen TV's Willis Raburu. PHOTO: MPASHO

Citizen TV has reportedly been dealt a huge blow after a top presenter left the Royal Media Services-owned station for a new gig with rival NTV.

Willis Raburu, 31, is said to have tendered his resignation two weeks ago and will be leaving the giant station any time now.

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NTV anchorman Larry Madowo: PHOTO: NAIROBINEWS

Among the duties Raburu had was anchoring day time news and most importantly, hosting the youthful 10 Over 10 show that airs on Friday night.

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It is said that the show had grown so big that it ate into NTV‘s similar but more mature, The Trend’s audience, almost to its death.

Larry Madowo who made quite a name for himself hosting the show, hang up his boots just recently and promised a new presenter will be jumping on board.

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Different hosts have temporarily hosted The Trend since, most notably Njambi Koikai last weekend. She is a former reggae show host at QTV and deejay.

It has now emerged that Raburu reached a deal with NTV and will take over the baton from Larry to host the popular show. The former is still with the station doing newscasting duties.

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Undisclosed sources at NTV confirmed that indeed Raburu will soon be joining the NMG brand. Which brings forth another question. Who will his co-host at 10 Over 10, Joey Muthengi, be hosting the show with?

I guess that is a question that we have to wait and see.