Kikuyu Benga artist Kamande Wa Kioi speaks out after road crash

Popular Kikuyu artiste Kamande Wa Kioi has asked Kenyans to pray about the worrying spate of accidents happening in Kenya.

This is after he was involved in a road accident on Thursday night on his way home.

His car collided with a Nazigi Sacco bus on Kamiti road.

Speaking to The Star, Kamande has confirmed he is finally discharged from hospital.

 “I am out of the hospital and the scans have confirmed I am doing well after that accident and I thank God,” he said.

He escaped with minor injuries and was rushed to the Nairobi Women’s Hospital.

This comes barely a month after popular Kikuyu artiste John DeMathew lost his life in an accident.

De Mathew died on August 18 after his vehicle rammed a truck at Blue Post, Thika.

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On Sunday another Kikuyu pop musician Samidoh escaped unhurt after he was involved in an accident after performing at Mugithi Festival on Saturday at Barclay’s Sports Club, Thika Road.

Taking to social media, the popular musician posted a photo of his car with a dent.

“It’s hard to understand how somethings happen. Thank you, God, you saved my kids and me,” he captioned it.

Kamande has urged matatu drivers to be vigilant and careful on the roads and above all, they ensure they signal even when they are dropping off passengers.

He urged the nation, especially Benga lovers across the country, to put their artists in prayer.

“There is an accident spirit roaming around and people should pray a lot. To my fans I am well and thank you for your prayers,” he said.

Other musicians also sent in messages wishing him a quick recovery.

Ngaruiya Junior, took to his Facebook page to assure Kioi’s fans that he was fairing on well.

“Kamande Wa Kioi was involved in an accident and I want to thank God because he is fine. We are at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital and he is receiving treatment,” his post read.

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E-sir’s death inspires road safety awareness campaign

Kenyan legend E-sir lost his life in a tragic road accident while he was returning from a concert in Nakuru and this was a sad moment for all Kenyans.

Many Kenyans can attest to having lost a loved one through road accidents, probably caused by speeding, drunk driving, poor roads and other ways.

Road accidents in Kenya happen almost daily and each and everyday we are reminded to drive safely in our roads but like we know, Kenyans are always in a hurry and impatient in the roads.

It has been 15years since E-sir’s death and he still remains in Kenyan’s heart and on 29th March, fellow musicians Nameless, Habib,Vivian and other celebrities came together to hold a road safety awareness campaign.

Nameless posted on social media the aim of the awareness.

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“Discussing road safety on citizen Extra… We launching the Moss Moss road safety campaign in honor of the late Esir today… We will be at Machakos bus stop today talking to drivers and passengers heading on Easter travels to be safe… Blessup fam.”

Since Easter has just began it is important for people who are traveling to remember that ‘haraka haraka haina baraka’ so that they can get to their destination safely.

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Safety on roads for pedestrians as well as for drivers is an important aspect in today’s life.

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