Popular Luo musician Bernard Onyango known by his stage name Abenny Jachiga has passed on after a short illness at 33 years.
According to online reports, the Luo hitmaker died in a hospital yesterday after falling ill. Fans, family and friends took to social media to send their condolences with the majority playing tribute to his legacy.
Apparently, he was taken to St Jairus Hospital on Tuesday night while in critical condition after developing breathing complications while at his home in Chiga, Kisumu East.
Prior to that, he had been admitted at the Aga Khan hospital where he was treated and discharged.
Greet talent gone too soon with the passing on of Abenny Jachiga. I understand no word in this ManoKasinde song but love it pic.twitter.com/3vOyAmMwao
— Vincent 🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪 (@VinceChepkwony) June 11, 2020
Jachiga is known for the song Mano Kasinda which was a hit song in Luo Nyanza among many others such as penzi ni kama mayai and simba manyo wendo.