Simon Muyanga Lutaaya, a prominent urban TV presenter, shocked the nation by announcing his resignation from Baba TV less than 24 hours after he was named managing director.
Ntinda base station communications director Kungu Alimadi announced Muyanga’s appointment on Tuesday, 29th, adding that the move is expected to strengthen the brand’s competitiveness in the industry.
However, on quitting his Tamale Mirundi show this morning, the former Bulamogi East MP announced that he was quitting Baba TV, where he has been working as a TV presenter and quality assurance for the past almost two years. manager.
What a wonderful sign-out Thursday! Thank you @babatvuganda @BalyekuMosesG @adam_kungu @doreen_mwesige @LukiaMpoza @Masayasi2011 @MKalyowa and all of you, my fans and Babatv viewers. Let me write a book, same dish, different plate, same cook, different kitchen, goodbye…! ’ Muyanga tweeted.
Muyanga is one of the city’s most respected journalists, with more than two decades of experience in media practice.
Luthaya rose to prominence in the media industry at Kabaka Central Broadcasting Service (CBS) in the late 1990s. His subsequent stints at Radio Kiira in Jinja and Radio4 at Balaam Barugahara in Kampala included a ten-year honor at Media as NBS TV talk show host.
Muyanga resigned from the National Statistics Office in 2020 to run for the second time in the 2021 parliamentary elections in Bramoji East, in his hometown of Kaliro District. However, he was unsuccessful.
The controversial Liberal Democratic Front man is in deep trouble after an unsuccessful attempt to challenge himself in court resulted in him being ordered to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in legal costs and jailed for several weeks.
An unnamed Baba TV insider told Watchdog that he will be formally announced as general manager at a meeting held that day before he resigns.
Simon will formally announce his resignation to staff at a meeting later in the day, before delivering the unexpected news of his resignation. The meeting was later canceled. ’ said the source.
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