Seasoned radio personality Nick Odhiambo last year shocked many of his fans when he decided to cut down his trademark dreadlocks.

While the radio host initially revealed that he cut the dreads to commemorate Cancer Awareness Month, it turns out there was a deeper reason behind the drastic transformation.

Speaking during K24’s Talk Central show hosted by Kalekye Mumo, Nick Odhiambo revealed that he decided to change his life for the better after a brush with HIV/AIDS from a girl he was ‘messing’ around.

“I decided to cut off my dreads because it was October the cancer awareness month, I had changed jobs and some things had happened in my life and I decided to change everything. In 2017 something happened in my life and I said ‘Dear God I will not do this again,” he shared.

“I was messing around with this chic then after messing around for some time I found out that she has got HIV. Weh! Weh! Eeh! I went to the hospital I did all those tests and I said ‘God to give me another chance I will never let you down. Let me change my life,” said Nick.

When the test results cleared him, an ecstatic Nick promised God he will change his ways and live according to his will and he will never let him down.

“Everything just started happening, I changed houses, changed girlfriends, the only thing I had remained was the job and the look. So I got a job at a Swahili station and as things were going on I just had to get rid of the look. That’s how the look changed,” he added.

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