The family of popular Kenyan musician Esther Akoth is in mourning following the death of a loved one. The ‘Baby Daddy’ singer has lost her beloved grandfather, James Ogendi.
Akothee took to social media on Monday to break the sad news to her fans, who were all too familiar with Mr Ogendi. On numerous occasions, Akothee used social media to reveal her endearing relationship with her grandfather.
Slightly over two months ago, Akothee warmed netizens’ hearts when her ailing grandfather visited her after she fell sick.
you dont know what this means to me , my grandpa has been very sick , but when he dint see me in his house for two days he suspected all was not well , when he realised I wasnt feeling well , as tired as he is , he grabbed a pikipiki & just saw him walk inn 😢😢the real love , I wish all the people visiting me be real like my grandfather , most people pass by my house just to instill pain, or collect money or ask for favours , God bless you OGENDI JAMES I love you sooo much my grandpa
But on Monday, she was reading from another script following his passing. While she did not reveal the actual cause of his death, she did eulogize him with glowing praise.
“I wanted to enjoy the little I have with you, that’s the reason I built my home next to you, my heart is directly connected to you, You are the only true husband in my life,” the singer said in the heart-wrenching post.
She added: “I have been praying to God to give me strength to accept when nature calls. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH GRANDPA FARE THEE WELL OSIEPNA JAMES OGENDI.”
I wanted to enjoy the litle I have with you , thats the reason I built my home next to you , my heart is directly connected to you , You are the only true husband in my life , you are the only one who understands and take all my bulshit , (wereuru gi Nyogoro ,to un ukia ni Akoth nyogoro anot janeko ka ogoro mane achake , ) I always wondered why your feet was cold , I would breakdown but never allow you to see me cry , ooh yes I have been praying to God to give me strength to accept when nature calls , I dint and never believed you are old , When I ask you of your age, you tell me endless unconnected stories , so you left me 2 assignments as most of them I cleared while you were alive , I promise you , I will do them , I LOVE YOU SO MUCH GRANDPA FARE THEE WELL OSIEPNA JAMES OGENDI , ITIEKA CHUTH RATEGO. JOMATEK BE ODINO YOO