Since Larry Madowo bowed out of The Trend in June, NTV has since found his replacement in Amina Abdi Rabar.
The sassy television and radio presenter was last Friday unveiled as the new host of the popular entertainment show. She hosted her first show in front of a live audience at the new University of Nairobi Chandaria auditorium.
With Amina’s arrival, the show has also been revamped with new segments, and according to NTV’s Head of TV, the Capital FM presenter is exactly what the Friday night show needs.
“Amina presents a new fresh air of breath in the entertainment industry and she has a 360 degree understanding of the industry. She is the new face of entertainment, from TV, radio to emceeing and that is what NTV was looking for.”
Amina’s predecessor, Larry Madowo, has also thrown his weight behind the vastly experienced media personality.
Taking to his Twitter account yesterday, Larry was full of praise for Amina.
Until her new job at The Trend, Amina had been hosting K24’s morning show Alfajiri for two years.
She is also an experienced emcee, voice-over artist, and a singer. The mother of one is married to Homeboyz Radio CEO DJ John Rabar.
“I’m so stoked to welcome Amina_Kenya as the new host of theTrendLive. I’ve known her for a long, long time and I’m so proud of her. She and the team will do great things, trust me,” tweeted Larry as he shared a picture posing with Amina.
Some Kenyans on Twitter were quick to jump on Larry’s case and once again, comments about his marital quagmire were raised.
I’m so stoked to welcome @Amina_Kenya as the new host of @theTrendLive. I’ve known her for a long, long time and I’m so proud of her. She and the team will do great things, trust me
— Larry Madowo, first of his name (@LarryMadowo) November 21, 2017
Si umkatie aingie Box, umwoe uache Kusumbua watu eti you’ve known her for a long time..☺
— ⭐Opiyo Polycarp⭐ (@polycarp609) November 21, 2017
@LarryMadowo opportunity comes once in lifetime. Take her na ata naona, ako na bbyface na hajakomaa saana shida, anaeza Kua slay queen
— Max Mackinah (@Maxyzacks) November 21, 2017
Dude you need to use this chance to grab her and make her uaz…kwani Larry hutaka aje???
— George Kirungui (@gkirungui) November 21, 2017
Muoe wacha ujinga kipara karibu ifike kisigino. Please afadhali tuanze #okolea_Madowo_Bibi
— Alex Wanjima (@AWanjima) November 21, 2017
Larry yaye, what is your hand doing behind Amina’s back? You can’t just grope women in public and expect us to trust you.
— Otsieno (@OtsienoOduor) November 21, 2017
Boss..Wacha chocha….how long is long, long time and how old are the two of you to have existed for long, long time and know each other for long, long time-Before Adam?….Okbichaloni
— Sir. Musa Okungu (@mosesokungu) November 21, 2017
Larry, you and Amina would rock as a duo.
— A.J.O OKOYO (@OkoyoAlphonce) November 21, 2017
Will miss vitenge trends larry
— Ericaoreje (@oreje393) November 21, 2017
Hehehe.. We welcome her too.. Kitenge tu. Ndio amekosa
— Eugene peter (@petereugene971) November 21, 2017