Benson Wanjala passed on Sunday evening after succumbing to a pneumonia illness at Kenyatta National Hospital. Mzee Ojwang’s loss hit many Kenyans hard and public figures went to their social media accounts to share their messages of condolence.
Veteran comedian Benson Wanjau ALIAS Mzee Ojwang Hatari succumbed to pneumonia attack this evening at the Kenyatta…
Posted by Daniel “Churchill” Ndambuki aka Mwalimu King’ang’i on Sunday, July 12, 2015
RIP Mzee Ojwang’. You are now in a better place.My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Posted by Maina Kageni on Sunday, July 12, 2015
R.I.P Mzee Ojwang.Greatest Of All Time.
Posted by Jua Cali on Sunday, July 12, 2015
You are a true legend ,we will miss you .RIP Mzee Ojwang
Posted by DJ MO [topa de top dj] on Sunday, July 12, 2015
Veteran comedian / actor Mzee Ojuang is dead. May the Lord rest his soul in eternal peace
Posted by Mike Sonko. on Sunday, July 12, 2015
I mourn Ojwang (Benson Wanjau), a true superstar of our times, real national hero. We must be challenged to take better care of our artists.
— Ababu Namwamb, EGH (@AbabuNamwamba) July 12, 2015
R.I.P Mzee Ojwang!!! Safiri salama, msalimu Maulana…Tutaonana baadae. pic.twitter.com/O3DAj3zcm6
— The Mix Genius™ (@DJSADIC) July 12, 2015
Saddened by the passing of Mzee Ojwang Hatari (Benson Wanjau). Along with him has gone a memorable piece of my childhood.#RIPMZEEOJWANG
— Mugo Kibati (@mugokibati) July 12, 2015
Benson Wanjau AKA ‘Mzee Ojwang’… It was an honour to have interacted with you and the crew while at @KBCChannel1 #RIP great one.
— Sen. Naisula Lesuuda (@Lesuuda) July 12, 2015