A popular radio in Nairobi has been killed by unknown assailants.
The radio presenter who is popular in Nairobi’s Kibera area lost his life on Monday May 4, 2020 while goping back home from his line of duty..
The presenter, identified as Mohamed Hassan Marijan who worked at Pamoja FM, is said to have been killed by unknown assailants this morning as he returned home from hosting a Ramadan special.
He is said to have been attacked by the assailants at Makina and the motive is yet to be known.
Those close to the veteran journalist said he would spend the nights in the studios, including in the past years, sharing Qaswidas and Khutbas from different sheikhs.
His close colleagues eulogised him as a great man who was close to people having worked in the media for quite a while.
“The late Marjian was a great person. Always ready to help one out,” one stated.
Pamoja FM is a community based station which was started in 2007 in the slums of Kibera. The station operates from a small office in the densely populated area and has a deep connection with the community.
It normally deals with issues affecting the community through debates and features and receives funding from among others, USAid.