Goodbyes pour in for 702's John Robbie on his last day

2016-12-15 13:10
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Cape Town - Popular 702 radio host John Robbie decided to retire early last month after decades in the industry. 

In a farewell video posted on 702's Facebook, on Thursday morning, the radio host said:

"It's such an honour and a pleasure to work with such a fabulous bunch of people..."

See that video here:

New line-up after John's departure:

From 9 January 2017, current afternoon drive host, Xolani Gwala will be taking over the breakfast slot from 06:00 to 09:00. Redi Tlhabi, who has been with 702 in the mid-morning slot for 10 years, will take over afternoon drive from 15:00 to 18:00; her current show, which is 09:00 to 12:00, will be permanently hosted by Eusebius McKaiser

On Thursday - Robbie's last day on the air - his numerous fans paid tribute to his career on social media , here are some tweets: