Famous Ohangla dancer killed by floods trying to rescue her children

Celebrated Ohangla musician Abenny Jachiga is mourning death of his band member Vivian Awuor who drowned on Tuesday, April 23, following heavy rain in Nairobi.

Vivian, a mother of two, left the children at her sister’s house in Kibera for the Easter weekend and she had gone to pick them on that fateful evening when the tragedy struck on their way back home.
According to the musician’s management, the dancer’s first born slid and fell into the raging flash floods prompting her mother who was carrying second born to dive into the waters.
Her body was later retrieved and taken to City Mortuary even as team led by Kibera sub-county commander, Michael Muchiri, embarked on search for the missing kids’ bodies.

The deceased had her last gig at a night club in Dagoretti Corner in Nairobi on Sunday, April 22, and took a rest the following day owing to fatigue.

 

Fan of the ohangla crooner have taken to various social media platforms to convey in their condolences.

The tragic Nairobi floods were attributed to lack of proper drainage in the area despite county’s failed attempts to unclog sewage systems.

 

CULLED FROM:

 

http://www.msn.com/en-xl/africa/kenya/famous-ohangla-dancer-killed-by-floods-trying-to-rescue-her-children/ar-BBWfl0B?ocid=spartanntp

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.