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Who are your friends? Comedian Butita receives Sh100,000 birthday present

By Priscilla Kimani | November 25th 2021

A team of online celebrities calling themselves Kenya Online Media surprised comedian Eddie Butita on his birthday. The team comprises popular Youtuber  Mungai Eve, KRG the don and Majoka Mjk among others took champagne, a beautiful cake and Sh100,000 to Butita on his big day.  

Speaking through her YouTube channel, Eve Mungai said it was a random plan that turned out to be successful. 

"...hatukuwa tumepanga. Tumeona , Butita hii siku imeisha. Hatujaona ata ka party hatujaskia ati anaenda sisi kama online media tukafikiria haraka..." she said.

Eve further disclosed that she met KRG at the supermarket and they crafted a quick plan.The comedian was excited as Mungai handed him the birthday cake branded 'Kijana Netflix' and KRG gave him Sh100,000. 

When the YouTuber asked him why Mammito did not wish him a happy birthday, Butita told her to reach out to her.

"I think tunaeza mcontact ama umcontact usikie kwanini hajapost...ako na team kubwa ina handle social media account yake so pengine alisahau..." 

 Butita is a Kenyan comedian cum script writer. The comic recently bagged a deal with Netflix as a writer and director of the first Swahili Comedy.  He took to social media to reveal the good news to his fans. He wrote, " I have always wanted to be on Netflix, this year God made it a reality. I was hired to be the first Netflix Swahili Comedy Writer and Director...I wrote and directed the Swahili Version of Upshaws created by Wanda Sykes, it was a great experience."

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