Kenyan Comedians To Host Tribute Show For Late Fred Omondi


Kenyan Comedians on June 21, 2024, would host a star-studded commemorative event at the Carnivore Simba Saloon to pay tribute to their late colleague, Fred Omondi who died in an accident.

In a heartfelt tribute announced by comedian Churchill on his Instagram page said the show promises to bring together some of Kenya’s most beloved comedians and personalities who rose to fame through the iconic comedy platform.

“This Friday at Carnivore!! From 6 p.m. So many things happening, so soon. Sad. But this Friday… Let’s do it for Freddy, like never before. We shall all be there. See you then,” Churchill shared in an emotional Instagram post.

According to him, the event will feature a lineup of renowned comedians including Jalas, Terence Creative, Mammito, Nasra, Prof Hamo, MC Antonio, Noriega, Jemutai, Chipukeezy, Butita, Sammy Kioko, Tom Daktari, Sleepy Davvy, YY, Teacher Wanjiku, Kreative Generation, Consumeta, Rib Crackers, Malboro, DJ Shiti, Captain Otoyo, MCA Tricky, Jasper Murume, Oga Obinna, and Adhis Jojo.

He added that this ensemble of talent is expected to deliver a memorable night filled with laughter, reflection, and celebration of Fred Omondi’s life and contributions to Kenyan comedy.

Fred Omondi, younger brother of the renowned comedian and activist Eric Omondi, tragically passed away following a bodaboda accident.

According to police reports, the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a speeding bus, causing both the rider and Fred to fall onto the road.

The police explained that Fred sustained multiple injuries to his legs and hands and was rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital but, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries during treatment.