• William Ruto’s remembered late Ally B as one a patriotic Kenyan musician who used his talent to foster peace, love, unity and harmony in the country
• The President noted that he will forever honour Ally B’s contribution in making Kenya a better place to live and work in
President William Ruto has joined thousands of Kenyans in mourning the late Ally B, a revered Coast-based Kenyan musician.
President William Ruto, through a Facebook post seen by YEIYO.com remembered late Ally B as one a patriotic Kenyan musician who used his talent to foster peace, love, unity and harmony in the country.
The sitting Kenyan President reiterated that he will forever honour Ally B’s contribution in making Kenya a better place to live and work in.
“I join the music fraternity in mourning the passing of Ally B, a musician who harnessed his talent to foster unity and harmony in our society. Ali Khamisi Mwanguli inscribed his message of peace deep within our hearts, and we will forever carry that meaningful tune. May God provide solace to his family, friends and devoted fans.” William Ruto wrote on Facebook.
His sentiments, rather condolences message was echoed by countless Kenyans who remembered Ally B as one of the greatest musicians Kenya has ever produced.
Well, while some Kenyans felt William Ruto did the right thing to condole with Ally B’s family and fans, quite a number had alternative reactions.
A multitude of Kenyans on social media called out the government and it’s various institutions for neglecting local talents and only coming out to promise support whenever the creatives die.
A host of Kenyans who camped on the comments section of William Ruto’s Facebook post insisted that government should work on a number of policies which will benefit local creatives and change their lives for the better.
According to countless netizens, government does not really care about Kenyan artistes but only pretend to do so whenever unforeseen misfortunes befall them.
William Ruto’s message of comfort to Ally B’s family, friends and fans came just hours after the musician’s demise.
As earlier reported by YEIYO.com, Ally B died on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 1, while being transferred from a Mombasa clinic to the Coast Provincial General Hospital.
Ally B’s family disclosed the musician has initially been diagnosed with Pneumonia but was recuperating well.
However, things went south on the aforementioned date after Ally B complained of headache and body pains just moments after arriving at his home from Kilifi.
YEIYO.com has learnt Ally B will be buried later today in Mombasa in accordance with the Islam traditions.
News of his death shook the entire nation with innumerable people taking to social media to mourn him.
The social media activity on Ally B’s death was so intense that the late trended at the number one spot on Twitter for the better part of Wednesday, November 1, evening.