BREAKING NEWS: The renowned veteran Kenyan vitimbi actor Benson Wanjau alias Mzee Ojwang has passed on. Mzee Ojwang died today evening at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he had been admitted suffering from Pneumonia.
Benson Wanjau alias Mzee Ojwang died Sunday evening at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he had been admitted.
Mzee Ojwang is said to have been suffering from Pneumonia. The actor who has played key roles in local programmes Vitimbi, Vioja Mahakami, Vituko and Kinyonga among others had disappeared from Television scenes for a long time, leaving his fans questioning his where about.
Kenyans on social media immediately took to twitter with outpouringcondolence messages to the late comedian, whom many recognized from
@Kevin_teya: Mzee Ojwang has passed on. Sleep well mzee, you made us laugh tangu utotoni.
@ogaobinna: Mzee ojwang hatari is dead.
He succumbed to what is said to be pneumonia today 8pm at the Kenyatta
national hospital where he had been rushed earlier.
@Barasapaul: RIP #MzeeOjwang . Thank you for ‘putting some color’ on the iconic
GreatWall black and white TV where I saw you.
@jameskarimi_: Sunset it is for one Mzee
Ojwang. RIP great actor and pioneer of local programming in Kenya.
Live your life the best you can, make it straight don’t be blown by the wind, make use of the time you have been given, for a day will come your eyes cannot be open.You may leave, but your memories remain. Flowers may wither, plants may die, friends may forget you but never will your fans, Rest in Peace Mzee Ojwang.