Kikuyu singer Mureithi John Walker dies

Musician Mureithi John Walker.

Music industry has lost another musician Mureithi John Walker.

The popular Kikuyu musician passed away on Friday morning but it has not yet been established what killed him.

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His death comes few weeks after Mugithi singer Mighty Salim succumbed to kidney problems.

John Walker’s hit songs include Uhiki wi murio, Nyau iria mbia (Watch below) and Andu mathimwo.

Deputy President William Ruto eulogised him saying; “I am saddened to learn of the passing of Muriithi John Walker. Walker was a talented musician, a leading light of the Mugithi genre and a firm fan favorite. He has left us the gift of his music and for that we are grateful. May he rest in peace”.


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