Veteran former KBC presenter Eddy Fondo passes on


A veteran former KBC broadcaster passed away on Tuesday, April 11 – The former journalist was renowned for his great presentation skills – He died at 65, leaving behind a wife, two kids and grandchildren One of the most famed voices on national broadcaster Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) made his final bow on Tuesday, April 11, after a short illness.

MDJ Eddy Fondo died while receiving treatment at the Kilifi county hospital. According to a family member who spoke to the media, Fondo complained of stomach problems and was taken to the Mariakani sub-county hospital.

Veteran KBC presenter passes on has learnt that he was referred to the Kilifi Hospital where he died aged 65.

Eddy complained of stomach problems which doctors found to be as a result of a perforated gut. He was admitted at Mariakani hospital but his condition worsened,” the family spokes person said.

Veteran KBC presenter passes on

Fondo made a name for himself in the late 80s and 90s when he hosted the Chaguo Lako programme on Voice of Kenya (now KBC). He retired in early 2000s.

He left behind a wife, son, a daughter and grandchildren. Watch the amazing story of Gladys Kamande who regained sight after being blind for seven years.


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