Celebrated NBS TV journalist, Joseph Sabiti is set to quit the station after landing a juicy job at Parliament.
Early this month, the political journalist was appointed by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among as her Press Secretary.
Sabiti through his Twitter account bid farewell to his colleagues at Next Media Services and followers while announcing his resignation from the station at the end of this month.
” After close to 10 years, I took a decision to quit journalism and as such at the of the month I will be taking a bow! I am grateful to you all for giving me a chance because we we held the space in public trust! Thank you Uganda!” the political journalist tweeted.
Sabiiti assured his followers that he will keep presenting until this month ends before he moves on to another job opportunity.
” I will not say goodbye to my NBS TV family now because for the next few days , I will still be on air doing my best. I will however be on the Frontline till the end of the month so let us keep the conversation going on Frontline.” He wrote.
” I hope that in the coming years, I will be able to teach in Journalism school and also mentor one or two young souls, ” Sabiti added.
Joseph Sabiti first resigned from the station in 2019 for a juicy job at Action Aid but later rejoined NBS in the late 2020 as a host for the station’s political show, Frontline.
“When I sent in my notice of resignation at NBS TV , they left me with my ID, medical insurance card and told me I was always welcome back any day! 9 months later I was back in the newsroom.” Sabiti revealed.
Sabiiti joins Solomon Serwanjja, Joyce Bagala, Innocent Nabaasa, Simon Muyanga Lutaaya , among other journalists that have left the Naguru-based station in a space of two years.