Ebru TV has given its side of the story on Chipukeezy and Kartelo’s exit from the station, stating that the Kartelo was not their employee.
In a statement, the station outlined that they decided to end their relationship with Kartelo after he failed to deliver on a task given to him in line with the ongoing census exercise.
According to Ebru TV, Kartelo was only a permanent feature on “The Chipukeezy Show” due to an honorary agreement made with Chipukeezy.
The TV station pointed out that Kartelo had been commissioned to shoot and promote a number of campaign videos for the ongoing census exercise on his personal social media platforms at a fee, but failed to honor the agreement.
The statement added that they did not part ways with Kartelo due to what Chipukeezy termed as lots of “ghettoness” on the Show, but failure by the former to deliver.
“We need to clarify that Kartelo was not an employee of Ebru Television and he was not in the payroll either. The only official agreement that the station had with Kartelo is on a census campaign,” reads part of the statement.
“The honorary agreement with Chipukeezy, availed the opportunity for Kartelo to be a regular guest on his show as well as relied solely and full on their ability to leverage their performances on TV , as well as on-line platforms and help promote Ebru and its partnerships, which are vital to Ebru’s growth and sustainability.”
Read the full press release below,