Ruth Matete is mourning the sudden death of her husband Pastor John Apewajoye.
The gospel singer and Tusker Project Fame season 5 winner dated her Nigerian man for almost three years and were married for only five months when death struck.
Sharing the sad news on social media, Matete asked her followers to pray for her during this difficult time.
My Husband Beloved John Apewajoye has gone to be with the Lord ..I humbly ask for your prayers during this difficult time.
Thousands of Kenyans flooded the post with comforting messages below
Florence Andenyi Kibali So sad May God comfort you
Owen T Okoth May the Lord comfort you Ruth.
Dave Jones Buchere Omukhwe May God give you strength and comfort. My deepest condolences to you
Kennedy Jaloch Wise My condolences to you sister
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Steven Martins My Condolences, may God give you strengh.
Onyimbo Charles How do you say it well to a friend when you know it is not well at all. Death O death, where is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?”. I will not speak, I will be still and allow God strengthen you
Ogada Sarah I’m so sorry for your loss dear,this is so hard but God who know everything console you during this difficult time 😔
Gloria Wa Mualuko My deepest condolences at a time like this may our Lord hold you closer than close Ruth.
Mugwe Reb When sorrows like sea billows roll,our good Lord has taught us to say IT IS WELL WITH OUR SOULS.Ruth,it is well.May God comfort you this hard times coz He’s the only one who can give you peace
Ser Mat Whaaaat!….sending my condolences to you..pole sana for your loss my sister…may the Lord comfort you the way only He can and give you peace that surpasses all human understanding
Japheth Kilonzo It is well minister Ruth Matete. May you find peace, comfort and strength in the Lord at this difficult moment.
Sammie Ateka This cuts so deep Ruth, I can’t even fathom your pain right now. I am so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences siz
Yvonne Alfreda Atieno On my knees with my family for your comfort. The trumpet shall sound very soon and you shall surely meet again at the feet of Jesus whom you have both faithfully served. My sincere condolences to you love.
Shizmopure Kesh May the lord heal and comfort you during this trying time @Ruthie as even my sister was planning to come and donate blood today.All things work together for good for those who love the lord. Its well
Nancy N Nderito Ooh God ,why is this life like this? you guys got married the other day and you seemed very happy, it must be so difficult for you Ruth. May God give you strength that you need.RIP pastor