Social Entrepreneur, Radio/TV personality – DJ Sbu (Sbusiso Leope) is leaving SABC’s popular game show ; ‘Friends Like These’. DJ Sbu announced his exit to the show on Friday afternoon with a statement.
‘Its time I make way for others and move on to bigger challenges as a youth leader in Business and Community Projects ,’ he stated. DJ Sbu has been the host of ‘Friends Like These’ for over 10 years now, since its premiere on SABC 1 in ctober 2003.
Here is a full statement:
Sbu Leope better known to many Friends Like These viewers as DJSbu is finally saying bye bye to the show.
I am humbled to have worked with the best in the business of entertainment. I have learnt alot working with Urban Brew , the BBC and SABC1 to create such a successful game show. It has made my entertainment career a success and made me a household name in the SA Television Industry.
Its time I make way for others and move on to bigger challenges as a youth leader in Business and Community Projects through my Foundation SLEF. I am excited about my future endeavours in the Business world. It’s about time I pass on the baton to younger and fresh talent. I
It’s going to be an exciting 2016. I’m looking forward to seeing the show grow from strength to strength. I still will be part of the show from the sidelines giving advice and guidance wherever I can, to make sure that the show continues to be the success it has been for the past decade. Wishing the new team all the best on their new challenge.
It’s now time to put my faith on my entrepreneurship journey “Thixo! “