Churchill Show comedian Young Juma has passed died after a long time illness.
Young Juma who hails from Kiamaiko in Nairobi County succumbed to an undisclosed disease on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
His death was announced by Nairobi County matatu boss Jamal Ibrahim (Rohosafi) through his social media pages on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 saying that the deceased spent his last moments with his mother and kin.
“After a long ailment, Juma passed on yesterday morning at his mother’s place in Kiamaiko.
“We lost a very vibrant young soul and also a breadwinner. We know that God is always there to protect and guide your left family,” Jamal stated.
He also urged his friends and the Comedians to pray for the soul and his family during this difficult moment.
“You will always be remembered,” the matatu boss added.
The departed comedian came into the limelight in 2015 under Churchill Shows Kids With Talent Edition.
During one of the shows, comedian and Classic 105 radio presenter Daniel Ndambuki (Churchill) lauded the minor for his skills and stage management.
“Young Juma is an aspiring actor and comedian on Churchill Show Kid Edition,” Churchill stated.
A number of comedians have passed away in recent years, with some of their cases aligned to depression, accidents and illnesses.
Among these are Anthony Njenga (Mswahili), Emmanuel Makori (AKA), Nancy Nyambura (Jastorina), Benson Wanjau (Mzee Ojwang’), Jamal Nassor (Baba Junior) and Ben Maurice Onyango (Othuol Othuol).