by Muthoni Kimani
October 13, 2020
Churchill Show comedian Othuol Othuol passed on. This happened on Sunday, October 11, 2020, after a long, courageous struggle with a brain tumor and battle with ill health.Many knew him as Othuol Othuol but his real name is Ben Maurice Onyango.He died at Kenyatta National Hospital days after he was hospitalized in critical condition.
News of his passing has seen many grieving industry players and fans take to social media to post messages of condolences, paying tribute to the comic as a talented star whose light shone bright, but dimmed too soon.
According to one Captain Otoyo, Othuol Othuol never gave up on himself and even after winning the battle against tuberculosis, he remained hopeful that his surgery would help eradicate the brain tumor, but sadly he never got to see this day.
There is a new post showing the message Othuol Othuol had been sending to his close friends; and relatives requesting for their assistance with his medical bill. As seen on the screenshot, the late Othuol Othuol is seen requesting friends to contribute as little as they have to help raise Ksh 15,000 for his MRI.
“Hi, hope this finds you well. I want to thank you for the support you have offered me. Meanwhile sijapona and I will be going back to Kenyatta Hospital for a 2nd MRI.” |
He went on and added;
“As at the growth imenishika ulimi umefura hata am not able to either eat or talk. Am pleading with you for financial assistance to enable me raise Ksh 15000 for the MRI. I will appreciate ile kidogo utaweza kunitumia. Thanks and God bless. Ben Morris aka OTHUOL”
'Rest in Peace Othuol Othuol.'