Legendary Musician from Bungoma County is dead.
Famous for his songs including Siauma, Endika, Sekali ka mulala among others, Bungoma County residents will remain to celebrate Samwel Namatete.
He met his abrupt death at Bungoma referral hospital on Monday 2nd March 2020 soon after being admitted in the facility’s ward 2.
Bungoma County musicians chairman Kasembeli Watila said the late had fallen ill at Eldoret on his way to Bungoma after a perfomance in Nairobi.
He added that he was taken by a well wisher to health centre and treated before his family arrived and took him to Sirisia hospital for further medication.
Mr. Kasembeli noted that condition worsened and had to be transferred to Bungoma referral hospital but unfortunately he passed on soon after being admitted.
He hails from Kulisiru village in Sirisia constituency and has been eulogised by many as a hard working musician who through his songs enlightened the society at large.
Situma wa Manyasi, one of his many ardent fans said he was a dedicated composer of music whose songs were enjoyed by many in the country.
His body has been preserved at Bungoma hospital mortuary as the burial arrangement kicks off.Do you have any story you would like to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish it. You can also contact us at email@example.com