As tributes continue to flow in following the sudden painful death of football fan and charity activist Eunice Lumonya, a popular musician has come out to dedicate his tonight’s show to her.
Steve Kay, who has specialized in Luhya music and has made a name for himself due to his unique connection with fans that cut across the country has dedicated tonight’s show at Samba Club in Nairobi to the late Eunice Lumonya.
Posting this on a WhatsApp group created by friends to fund raise for Lumonya’s farewell arrangements, the Wambumuli, Khalinjola and Nambumuli hit-maker stated that the income made from the basket at his show shall be channeled towards Lumonya’s burial expenses.
“We dedicate today’s show at Samba Club Nairobi to Eunice Lumonya. We will have a basket for you to contribute towards her funeral and burial costs. All collected funds be announced and sent to Maryam Barasa on Friday morning. welcome all.” Said the caption that had accompanied a photo of the diseased posted at 10:17 am (EAT).
According to the musicians’ friends, the late Eunice and Steve Kay were close friends and have been photographed at various events together.
The late Eunice Lumonya died on Friday night after being involved in a fatal road accident near Limuru when on her way to Nairobi where she had been invited to attend to a fund raiser organized by Magharibi Michezo Awards meant to raise cash for a football charity project in Western Kenya.
According to a close family member who wished not to be mentioned due to the trauma the family is going through now, told Wakajuanes.Com the car the 32-year old was traveling in rolled several times after being tipped-off from balance by a reckless overtaking bus.
It’s not yet clear whether the driver of the said bus has been arrested as our efforts to reach the traffic commander manning the victim scene has proved futile.
The remains of Eunice, who hails from Matili village in Kimilili Constituency, Bungoma County, are currently being preserved at Umash Funeral Home in Nairobi (read our next article for the burial programme)