News just reaching us is that veteran journalist Waweru Mburu famed for the program Yaliyotendeka on Radio Citizen has passed away.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that he died on Wednesday evening at MP Shah hospital where he was receiving treatment after a long battle with gastric cancer.

His death has dealt a big blow to the media fraternity and the country at large as his show which was loved by many.

Condolence messages have already started streaming with many hailing him as a fearless journalist and a role model to many.

Waweru Mburu passed on at MP Shah Hospital after a long battle with gastric cancer

The sad and devastating News of the death of Waweru Mburu is a big blow to Royal Media service may u

Below are some tweets from Kenyans after learning of his demise

Very very sad indeed. I have known this man for the longest time on radio. REST IN PEACE VETERAN WAWERU MBURU I PASS MY SINCERE CONDOLENCE

Just confirmed the demise of Waweru Mburu What a loss!.Kenya’s Icon of Substantial Journalism;Mchanganuzi Mashuhuri wa Siasa.

 

He was an icon, a fearless voice, and a role model. WaweruMburu of Royal Media ( ) has gone to be with the Lord.

Here at masakunews: Our condolence to Family and Friends of Waweru Mburu may he RIP

@mwanaaReginah

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