DNA with son Jamaal

There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child.  It occasions a passion of grief and frantic tears. Rapper DNA and his family are grieving the death of his son, Jamaal Ali Waweru.

Jamaal who was a grade three student of Kitengelea International school, drowned in the school’s swimming pool.

The nine-year-old was pronounced dead after being rushed to the Nairobi Women’s hospital in Lang’ata.

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According to sources who spoke to Mpasho.co.ke, the body of the young one was later taken to Shalom Funeral Home.

In a funeral announcement by the family seen by Mpasho.co.ke , Jamaal passed on, on Wednesday, 28 March 2018. He was buried on Thursday, April 5 2018.

Respect was accorded to both the Christian and Muslim faiths. A tribute service was held at the Montezuma Chapel at on the burial day at 9.30am.

Thereafter the procession headed to South C Mosque for final rights at 11.00am before proceeding to Langata Cemetery at 12.00pm where Jamaal was laid to rest.

The funeral announcement described Jamaal:

“He was a good, kind, loving and talented boy.”

Adding, “Live well. Only today is assured.”

Jamaal’s siblings are Utugi and Wendo Waweru and the mum is Khadija Ali Wako.

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An overwhelmed DNA thanked everyone for their support saying,

“Family, friends & fans – Thank you all for your support. Thank you media fraternity for being respectful in your reporting. I love you Jamaal.”

In another post he reminisced.

“Like father, like son.”

DNAThe sad news touched many who sent in their condolences. Read some of them below.

mike_kiarie: My sincere condolences bro…..take heart all will be well.

jackiematula: Pole sana dear , May God give you and your family strength all will be well

thadaqchild: So sad for a father to loose a son😞😰😢 pole sana bro

sineigrand: Rest well little boy,, sorry for your loss @bwanadna

mojishortbabaa: Sorry for your loss bro, praying for you.

evekaray: My sincerest condolences my friend. Losing a child is a most painful experience and I cannot begin to imagine what both you and Jamal’s mum are going through. My prayers are with you through this time.

lamar_roba: My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God give you strength.

masomumbi: DNA, there is no sorry in the world that can fill that space or take away that pain. But keep your loved ones close and pray together. A family that sticks and pray together can face any pain and mend the broken. May the Almighty keep you and your family strong and together during this testing time.

gitongajoseph: Oh nooo, what a sad incident. Just known this, I’m so sorry for the sad loss. My deepest condolences and take heart bro. @bwanadna I will give you a call.

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