It has been gathered that the MD of M-Net Africa did not resign her post, but was instead redeployed as Managing Director of Special Projects.
This was clarified in a statement released by M-Net concerning the matter. Read it below;
“M-Net wishes to confirm the strategic evolution of M-Net Africa MD Biola Alabi’s role with the pan African broadcaster.
“Having served in this role at M-Net Africa for five highly successful years during which time she brought her well-honed business perspective and creative insights to one of Africa’s biggest entertainment companies, she has taken on a new strategic role with the organization, that of Managing Director: Special Projects.
“In this capacity her portfolio now focuses primarily on the broadcaster’s flagship productions including but not limited to the AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards, the popular reality super series Big Brother Africa and several exciting new initiatives.
“Meanwhile, reflecting the broadcaster’s rapid growth in the market, M-Net has named Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu as its first Regional Director, West Africa.”
Similarly, in an interview with reporters ahead of the 2014 AMVCAs which held yesterday Saturday March 8, 2014 at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Biola Alabi confirmed that she has not resigned but has merely taken on a more strategic role.
Speaking about BBA Season 9, The M-Net Africa Boss said that; “Big Brother Africa is definitely coming.” She did not mention the exact date, but it will probably be after the currently ongoing Big Brother South Africa Season 3.