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Comedian Fred Omondi Is Dead- Eric Omondi Confirms

Celebrated comedian and activist Eric Omondi has confirmed the death of his younger brother, Fred Omondi, which has thrown the entertainment industry in mourning.

Omondi wrote “Go well brother”, accompanying this with a broken heart and white dove emojis, captioning a video on Instagram in which they did a music video together.

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Omondi, who gained prominence in the late 2000s, was involved in a tragic road accident and was subsequently rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital, where he passed away.

Reports indicate that the comedian was involved in a hit-and-run accident on Outering Road. The incident was reported to the Buruburu Police Station.


The song Eric Omondi shared on his page was dubbed Kasuku and talked about bad leadership that has thrown Kenyans into despair and suffering. 

The duo could be seen dancing alongside each other in a desert and while clad in white apparel.

The comedian was a popular event emcee after leaving Churchill Show. In a past interview, Fred revealed that his older brother Eric motivated him to get into comedy.

Mourning Fred, Terence Creative described him as a brother with who he shared the stage numerous times and who has been a part of his career growth.

He also revealed that he hosted his first TV show with Fred right after Churchill show, a matter which he termed special to him.

“TODAY AT 6 AM I RECEIVED THE SADDEST CALL EVER. inauma saana…… Fred, I thank God for the time He gave us together bro, you’ve been part of my career and growth in the industry, you always treated me as a brother and hosted me when I had nowhere to go, gave me a stage and paid me, together we started club comedy shows,” wrote Terence.

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“I will always treasure the moment we shared the stage together from Tribeka, Taj Mall, Hearts, I club till we got to Churchill show and then to hosting our first TV show together KTN Crazy Comedy. Together we suffered, together we learned and together we inspired, made people laugh and created great memories,” he added.

Former nominated senator, Millicent Omanga, expressed her condolences on X, stating, “The creative industry has lost a gem. Fred Omondi brightened our living rooms with his addictive comedy renditions. That he has tragically lost his life in a road accident is heart-rending. I commiserate with his family, friends, and his fans. May his soul find perfect peace.”

Among other prominent figures who also mourned the comedian include Lang’ata Member of Parliament Felix Odiwuor alias Jalang’o.

His untimely death has shocked many even as Kenyans continue to express their empathy for the deceased who are among the few people who championed the growth of comedy in the country.

Fred had been scheduled to host an event at a longue in Meru this weekend.

Eric Omondi and his brother, the late Fred Omondi. /STANDARD DIGITAL

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