Alphonse Makokha and late wife Purity Wambui
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Veteran Kenyan actor Matayo Keya famously known as Alphonse Makokha, early last weak broke the internet by the sad news of loosing his wife after battling cancer for a longtime. 

The “Vioja Mahakamani” actor’s wife Purity Wambui died on 2nd June 2024 after battling cancer for a long time.

Makokha recently revealed how the death of his wife has deeply traumatized him and his kids.

“It has hit and affected them. They are in disbelief. The youngest, who is 11years asks where mum is. I have to lie and say she is in Heaven. She has gone to be with the lord. I have to counsel the little one. It is painful, sad and hard,” Makokha said.

Makokha also explained that the late Wambui had died while he was on his way to work and the death would be something that would haunt him forever.

Wambui’s burial preparations are still going on and burial dates are yet to be announced.

Some of other celebrities who lost their lovers are below:

Ciru Muriuki and late Charles Ouda
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Ciru Muriuki

Media personality Ciru Muriuki who was Charles Ouda’s fiancé confessed how she will deeply miss her lover Charles since she has never received such unconditional love from anyone apart from Charlie.

“I’ve never been loved like that,” Ciru revealed.

“It is a privilege and honor of my life to have loved and be loved by you.”

In Ciru’s tribute, she stated that even to her, their love story took her by surprise.

“The first time I ever saw Charlie on stage was several years ago when he was still at St Mary’s. I had just finished high school and my goodness I just thought he was so fine with that smile of his that lit up the stage,” Ciru said.

“If anyone told me that 20-plaus years later this luminous, effervescent man would have asked me to marry him, I would have laughed you out of the room.”

Ciru confessed that she will forever live to treasure all the memories she had with Charles.

Asenath Rotich

Asenath Rotich who is the late Kiptum’s wife termed her late husband as her best friend as she showered him with praises in an emotional farewell tribute that she gave during Kiptum’s burial.

“My dear love, I can’t learn how to say goodbye to you with weak fingers and pain in my heart. It is unbelievable that today I have learnt to stay with our beloved kids kids without you coming home again,” she said.

She also vowed to take care of their two young children in honor of his late husband’s memory.

Asenath also revealed that she had cried until she can’t anymore since she had to come to terms with reality and gather strength for the sake of their kids.

Asenath bided her husband goodbye by letting his soul rest in peace until they meet again.

Asenath Rotich
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