Charles Ouda's mother speaks on son's death for the first time in emotional tribute

Celebrated Kenyan actor Charles ‘Charlie’ Ouda’s mother Yunia has paid a heartfelt tribute to her departed son ahead of his cremation on February 15, 2024.

In a eulogy seen by this writer, Mama Charlie penned an emotional letter to her born – remembering all the good and bad memories they shared.


Dear Charlie:

I said God's Decisions are above ours it’s still hard to believe that he has taken you away from me "Baba". I'm so proud to have watched you grow into a great lively lovable man.

I'm grateful for all the memories (being my long-time barber, Random calls when you were at work" Mum are you okay??, mum what do you want me to buy for you?"

I will dearly miss your spicy chickens that you made for me

No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you Charlie

Charlie rest well

I love you so much and you will always be in my heart

Bye Bye baba!!!

From your loving mum,


Actor Charles Ouda passed away on the night of February 3, 2024

Charles was 38 years old at the time of his untimely death.

On February 14, 2024, a night vigil was held at the Kenya National Theatre in honour of the late Charles Ouda.

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