Former NTV journalist Lolani Kalu has made a comeback and will now be gracing his fans’ screens after landing a job in a local upcoming TV station.
The talented journalist made headlines a month ago after his plight after retirement was highlighted with his fans calling on the public to come to his rescue.
Speaking to fellow journalists today, Lolani disclosed that he had just signed a one-year contract with TV47 that will see him become coast regional reporter for the station.
According to the 57-year old, the opportunity came after his fans saw him shooting a personal show with one of the artists he was interviewing having TV47 branding.
The excited fans then called the station to find out if he had signed a deal with them and that is what prompted the young TV station to hand Lolani the contract.
He said that he was very grateful and delighted for having another chance in media, adding that the opportunity to work with the station will help him get back on his feet after financial constraints in recent years.
Lolani hopes to revive some of the shows he had while still on NTV like Gumzo Mtaani and Malinmwengu na Lolani at TV47.
He further promised to give back to his fans who came in scores to support him when his story went viral on social media, making him believe in himself and rise again.
He also lauded supporters who did a fundraiser for him through some of the shows that he has since started since he bought a new camera.
He stated that discussions are in progress with TV47 to schedule the exact date for him to return to the screens after putting pen to paper with the TV station.
Lolani also thanked his fans for believing in his work adding that he spent the money they contributed for him in acquiring equipment including a camera worth Sh370, 000.