Thursday, June 11, 2020 – Celebrated Luo singer, Bernard Onyango who is popularly known as Abenny Jachiga, is dead.
According to his close friend and Kisumu’s Kolwa East Ward MCA, Steve Owiti, Jachiga, who is known for his smash hit-song, Mano Kasinda, succumbed to pneumonia at St. Jairus Hospital in Kisumu.
The musician is survived by a widow and two children – a son who is in Class Three, and a daughter who is in Class Four.
His body was moved to Port Florence Community Hospital morgue.
His death comes months after one of his band member and dancer identified as Vivian Awuor drowned and died in floods while trying to rescue her first-born daughter.
Friends and lovers of his music have taken to social media to pay tribute to the fallen singer and we have sampled a few.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.