It’s a bad Friday for Churchill Show fraternity after top comedian Emmanuel Makori, better known as ‘Ayeiya Poa Poa’, died.
Ayeiya reportedly died this Friday morning in a road accident near Catholic University.
Daniel Ndambuki confirmed the news on Twitter.
Ayeiya was one of the earliest and funniest comedians on the popular Sunday night show. His appearances have over time reduced, but he continued to be an audience favourite every time he showed up.
His gave his last performance yesterday, and that should be aired on Sunday.
Kenyans on Twitter continue to send their condolences.
Waking up to the sad news that one of our best Kenyan Comedian Emmanuel aka Ayeiya has passed on. Condolences to the family #RipAyeiya pic.twitter.com/KQKUwu3ssa
— Jimmy Gait (@JimmyGait) April 14, 2017
RIP CHURCHILL SHOW COMEDIAN Ayeiya
— GIDI (@Gidiogidi) April 14, 2017
Sad to learn of Ayeiya's passing. I'm lucky to have to have witnessed his last performance yesterday. My deepest condolences. Rest in Peace. pic.twitter.com/JMFsf9SdDZ
— Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) April 14, 2017
Churchill show Comedian Emmanuel Makori famously known as Ayeiya PoaPoa dies in a road accident along Langata Road. #RipAyeiya #Ayeya pic.twitter.com/wOgC29l7Sl
— Ahmed Mohamed (@asmali77) April 14, 2017
May God rest his soul in peace.