• On Thursday night, family, friends and fellow Maina Olwenya's colleagues participated in a night vigil to honor the fallen actor.
• Paying his tributes, Olwenya's brother, Adams quashed reports from blogs that claimed his brother was sick or there was something sinister behind his death.
On Thursday night, family, friends and fellow Maina Olwenya's colleagues participated in a night vigil to honor the fallen actor.
The Vigil which was held at the Kenya National Theatre where Olwenya made a name for himself, from 6 pm to late into the night.
Celebrity acts such as Juliani, boy band Hart the band, Mustafa, Teardrops and Kareh B were in attendance and kept those in attendance entertained.
Other celebrities who attended include, Kamau WaNdung’u, Shix, Vike, Mwajuma, Sammy Mwangi, Victor Ber, Waudo, Njambi Koikai, Carol Tharau, Paul Ogola, Babu Wairimu, Larry Asego, Arum, Fish Muthamaki, Aimee Ongeso, Allunzy, Tash Mitambo among other actors.
As planned, the organizers screened a number of scenes from every movie and TV series Olwenya has ever featured in, as well as the last projects he had worked on including; Nairobi Half-Life, Mali, Wash and set, Shuga, Taliya, Poacher, Country Queen scene, Heartstrings.
The event culminated with those in attendance laying candles in tribute to a superstar.
Paying his tributes, Olwenya's brother, Adams quashed reports from blogs that claimed his brother was sick or there was something sinister behind his death.
Addressing the audience, Adams said, "I've seen many platforms have written many things, my brother wasn't sick second of all no one killed him and he didn't succumb to alcoholism I know he loved his bottle."
He went on to narrate what the doctor told the family soon after the postmortem results were in. He said his brother's heart had a growth which altered with blood circulation and that's when he fell.
Adams thanked the people who stood with them throughout the entire tough journey saying the journey wouldn't have been bearable without them.
He invited them all to accompany the family to Murang'a on Saturday for the burial ceremony.