After 12 years on air, Toke Makinwa, a well-known OAP cum entrepreneur, made the announcement that she was leaving radio to pursue another career path.
Makinwa announced her departure on her Instagram page on Friday, September 23, revealing that it would be her last day of broadcasting. She reflected on her 12-year career in the profession, beginning as a newcomer and ending as an experienced broadcaster.
Toke Makinwa thanked the Silverbird Group and Rhythm FM for being a huge part of her journey as she announced her new venture, a podcast. She captioned her announcement video:
“THIS HAS TAKEN ME SO LONG TO SHARE BUT HERE WE GO…
GUYS, IT HAS BEEN 12 YEARS SINCE MY FIRST DAY ON RADIO, AND I FINALLY TAKE A BOW.. IT’S BEEN THE MOST EXCITING 12 YEARS OF MY LIFE. (SO MANY MEMORIES), I JOINED AS A ROOKIE AND NOW I CAN SAY I’M LEAVING AS A SEASONED BROADCASTER AND NOW, I AM EXCITED ABOUT THE NEXT PHASE.
SPECIAL APPRECIATION GOES TO THE ENTIRE MANAGEMENT TEAM @SILVERBIRDGRPNG AND MY COLLEAGUES @937RHYTHMFM FOR BEING A PART OF THIS AMAZING JOURNEY.
AS THE QUEEN OF TALK, L’IL LIKE TO TAKE YOU ALL ON A NEW JOURNEY, PLS COME WITH ME. FOR SOME IT’S NOT SO NEW SO I’LL SAY AN ELEVATED PHASE.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN LET ME INTRODUCE YOU TO #TMPOD.
TOKEMOMENTS HAS JOINED @EGGCORNDIGITAL @EGGCORNPODCASTNETWORK AND WE CAN’T WAIT TO SHOW YOU THE NEW ELEVATED TOKE MOMENTS. STAY TUNED.”