RIP! Kenyan comedians hold night vigil to bid the late Othuol Othuol goodbye

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The comedy fraternity came together to mourn and celebrate the life of the late Othuol Othuol by holding an emotional night vigil.

With majority of talents in the comedy industry having been realized and molded at the Kenya National Theater, before spreading their wings to greener pastures, that became the preferred venue for the evening event.

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A good number first congregated in the theater, for a fundraiser towards his burial expenses.

Thereafter lighting candles and matching to a common ground just outside the theater where they paid tribute to the deceased.

Jalang’o, Mwalimu Churchill, Nasra Yusuf among other comedians were in attendance.

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Othuols last days

Othuol Othuol breathed his last in a tragic event just as he was about to go into surgery for his brain tumor at Kenyatta National Hospital.

Comedian Othuol recuperating in hospital

There before, the Churchill show star battled TB that had a toll on his health which has since taken him through so much pain and numerous visits to the hospital.

Soon after his death announcement, fellow comedians, close family and friends and the nation at large mourned a rising star and a man who added years into the lives of many through his comical theatrics.

Comedians mourn the late Othuol Othuol

Even though, it is a loss for the comedy fraternity and Kenya at large, many believe it is his time to rest and wish him a safe journey through, until they meet again.

His body is set to be laid to rest on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at his ancestral home in Ndere, Alego, Siaya County.

May his soul find eternal rest.

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Gloria Katunge