Popular Sanyu FM sensation Fatboy, real name James Onen was fired from Sanyu FM after over 21 years on the waves. The presenter confirmed this on his Twitter account after days of rumors of mass firings at the station.
It all started with Sanyu FM Twitter account being ‘hacked’ by the fired staff and posting several protesting messages. In some of the messages posted were threats to sue the station and calling on lawyers to come and help.
After over two days of rumors and whispers, Fatboy came forward and posted on his Twitter, confirming the rumors. It was a short and precise message, a two line tweet.
Yes it’s true. I was fired today from Sanyu FM.James Onen (Fatboy)
Its said that Sanyu FM fired most of its staff after they protested against a 25% pay cut that the station had imposed. The staff, who seemed to have control of the station’s Twitter account posted this;
YOU MAY HAVE HEARD THAT WE HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY FIRED FOR A SIT DOWN STRIKE FOR PROTESTING A 25% PAY CUT WHILE WE WORK
THIS IS NOT IN THE SPIRIT OF FAIR NEGOTIATION BETWEEN SANYU FM AND ITS STAFF!#SAVESANYUFMSanyu FM Twitter