The Kenyan music industry is once again in mourning following the death of Erick Omondi Odit better known to his fans as Omondi Long Lilo.
Omondi died on the dawn of Tuesday June 16, 2020 after along battle with cancer. The deceased passed away at Bondo sub county hospital while undergoing treatment.
The death of Omondi comes two days after Ohangla musician Bernard Onyango Obonyo alias Abenny Jachiga died under unclear circumstances.
The departed talented singer who sung under Migwena Kings band will be remembered with his top hits such as Mabiro Cha Ineno Ang'o and Diana Anyango Nyar Katito a song he featured the legendary Dr Osito Kale.
Allan Obiero, a senior reporter at Ramogi FM expressed his heartfelt condolences to fans, friends and family saying the musician was a great man in the society. He added that his village Sakwa Waora is in mourning after being struck by the sudden demise of the musician.
"Sakwa Waora is in mourning, death has struck our village. RIP Omondi Long Lilo," said Obiero.
Before his demise the deceased assisted by fellow benga musician Odhiambo Tusker appealed for financial support over and over to cater for his medication through social media and other avenues.
The celebrated musician hails from Sakwa Bondo in Siaya County.
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