President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent his condolence message to gospel brothers Rufftone and Daddy Owen following the passing on of their father Mzee Josephat Mwatia.
The gospel stars Rufftone and Daddy Owen lost their father last Saturday after he succumbed to cardiac arrest.
In a message to family, friends and fans, Rufftone wrote,
“Bwana Asifiwe ….
I pray that this finds you well. It is with great sadness that i wish to inform you of the loss our Dad which occurred on Saturday night due to a sudden cardiac arrest at our rural home in Kakamega. It is therefore my honor to invite you to a thanks giving service /fund drive this Thursday 12th Oct at NPC Valley rd 5-7pm.keep us in your prayers.”
In many occasions, Rufftone has been performing his music during the president rallies including his campaigns.
The family has asked for prayers as they go through this had time with funeral plans underway.
In his Twitter account, President Uhuru Kenyatta wrote;
Deeply saddened by the death of Mzee Josephat Mwatia, father of gospel artists Rufftone and Daddy Owen. May God comfort the grieving family.