Presenter Reshuffle: Metro FM Presenter Bonang Matheba Resigns


Metro FM presenter Bonang Matheba has announced her resignation from the radio station.

This shocking revelation follows the annual reshuffle of presenters at the station. Bonang reportedly handed in her resignation just a while ago following the outcome of the reshuffling.

Apparently, Queen B is dissatisfied with the station’s decision to pair her with Lerato Kganyago as part of the new lineup.

Thus, taking to Twitter, Metro FM presenter Bonang Matheba confirmed her departure to the dismay of fans.

Bonang said the following in her tweets on Monday afternoon;

“After 3 years of making magic on the Front Row, I can confirm that I have officially stepped down as the host of the show. I will miss my Metro FM family dearly, as they say all good things do come to an end….Looking forward to the next chapter of my radio life.”

Bonang’s management DNA Brand Architects confirmed that Bonang had resigned from the show. However, there was no confirmation to the speculation that her decision had anything to do with co-hosting with Lerato Kganyago.

Her resignation from Metro FM comes in the midst of a major presenter reshuffle at the station.

The SABC had confirmed that Metro FM listeners should gear up for a few surprises. SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago confirmed that while Khanyi Mbau is getting her own show, Lerato Kganyago will team up with Bonang Matheba on The Front Row as co-host.

Read More: Metro FM New Line-up: Reshuffling See Khanyi Hosting Her Own Show While Lerato Kganyago Team Up With Bonang

Also, the Metro FM new line-up will see DJ Fresh, who just joined the broadcaster take over the reins as the breakfast show host. He will be bringing fresh-hot breakfast to listeners with Somizi Mhlongo as his co-host.

Reshuffle of presenters at the station is a yearly event which allows the broadcaster to shake things up.

“I know the word ‘reshuffle’ is a good word to use, as with the current news in our country, but the changes on Metro are no surprise. They are changes we effect for a new financial year, the only difference is we have not shared them publicly as we usually do,” he said.

Meanwhile, Bonang and her boyfriend were reportedly spotted at Touch HD headquarters on Monday afternoon as the news of her departure from Metro FM hit the headlines.

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