Ohangla Queen Lady Maureen dies after long illness

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Popular Ohangla singer, Maureen Ochieng popularly known as Lady Maureen is dead.

According to reports, the singer took a final bow at around 3am on Saturday morning at her home in Uriri, Migori county.

Lady Maureen who has been ailing for a while now had been discharged from hospital and was recovering at home.

ODM leader Raila Odinga and Kisumu County Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o are among dignitaries that have mouned the fallen singer.

“My condolences go out to the family, friends and fans of Lady Maureen. Achieng’ was immensely talented and very dynamic; always adapting to new trends in a very competitive music industry. May she Rest In Eternal Peace.” the ODM leader wrote on twitter

Nyong’o said Maureen’s death was a great loss to the Ohangla fraternity and the Luo music community coming just weeks after the passing on of two Luo musicians Benard Onyango (Abenny Jachiga) and Erick Omondi Odit ( Omondi Long Lilo)

“The Luo music community will miss her great musical messaging technique championed by careful selection of words in her songs,” Nyong’o said

 

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