Jacque Maribe has mourned the untimely death of her friend Allan Makaka. Allan, a former Kenya Rugby Sevens player died in a tragic accident along Mombasa Road on May 23 after he rammed into a trailer.
The 37-year-old was until his death the Business manager in charge of Royal Media Services’ Hot 96 FM.
Allan during his career scored most tries for Kenya in the 2004-2005 World Rugby Sevens Series. In a memo to its staff, Royal Media Services wrote,
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on of our colleague Allan Makaka, Business Manager in the Commercial department through a tragic road accident.”
Jacque Maribe is among the many friends Allan had and while mourning his demise, she reminisced the good pal he was.
“I don’t even know what to say. And I literally wanted to call you last week we laugh about something. This is so devastating Allan you can’t just dim your lights like that. And you always called me cousin. Sleep well, tutaonana baadaye,” read her post.
Check out more messages from Kenyans and the rugby fraternity
Fred Obachi When we all thought it’s Covid19 we have to worry about, then you get to hear that a young vibrant gentleman has just lost his life as a result of a tragic road accident! RIP #AllanMakaka a “marketing” genius.
Cleophas Malala It is with profound sadness of heart that I have learnt the untimely demise of a friend and a brother ALLAN MAKAKA.Our friendship spans from the days when we were both pupils at St. Peter’s Mumias Boys Primary and later at UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY.
Willis Raburu RIP Allan Makaka you guy, you guy, my guy. Always the life of the office! Rest well bro.
Kenya Rugby Union It is with deep sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of Allan Makaka following a traffic accident on Saturday 23 May 2020. A warm individual off the pitch, Allan’s death is indeed a huge loss to his family, friends, colleagues and the rugby fraternity. May God grant his family, friends, team mates and colleagues strength during this trying time.
Shujaa Pride We are deeply saddened by the death of former #Kenya7s International player Allan Makaka who passed away today in a tragic road accident. Our most sincere condolences goes out to his family and friends. Rest in Peace Champ.