He always brightened our living rooms whenever he graced the screen. He left our ribs aching but he is no more. Emmanuel Makori Nyambane alias Ayeiya Poa Poa alias AKA died on Friday morning after he was involved in a grisly road accident near the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
The late Ayeiya was in the company of his wife, comedian Wakimani, award-winning actor Maina Olwenya and a friend when their car hit an electric pole. Ayeiya died on the spot while his wife suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the Kenyatta National Hospital where she is still undergoing the treatment and reports indicate that she is in a critical condition.
Before his demise, Emmanuel Makori Nyambane alias Ayieya or AKA was one of the funniest comedians at the popular Churchill show.
Ayieya always ended his shows with these words;
‘Ayieyaaaaa, Poa Poa, Awolan Shatta deh, Mungu Awabariki.”
This morning, news reached Mpasho that Ayieya went to be with the Lord after a tragic accident near The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Ayieya was with award winning actor Maina Olwanga and fellow comedian Ogutu Wa Kimani who were rushed to the Kenyatta hospital.
It is a sad morning for family, friends and fans of popular Churchill show star, Emmanuel Makori Nyambane, alias Aiyeya Poa Poa or AKA.
Aiyeya was yesterday involved in a road accident near the Catholic University of Eastern Africa which sadly took his life on the spot. The comedian was with award winning actor Maina Olwenya and fellow comedian Ogutu wa Kimani which according to news that is reaching us, were rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital.
Churchill, his boss, has gone ahead to share the sad news.
“We are waking up to Very sad news of the passing of one of our Comedians, Emmanuel Makori (AKA) our thoughts and prayers are with his family. May God give them strength in this difficult time.”
AKA will be remembered for his jokes about a hustler’s everyday experience, his memorable briefcase , nd his ‘gun’.
We, from Mpasho give our condolences to the family of the late.