The family and close friends of the late TV actor Kone Nouhoum will pay their last respects today afternoon as he is buried. Kone was a Muslim.
The details of the burial have been kept under wraps by the family as they want it to be a private affair.
The news of Kone’s passing has hit fans hard.
Kone had been battling for his life after he was involved in a freak accident in September 29, 2018 at the Ol Karia Geothermal site in Nakuru county.
At the time, his fellow actor on the TV show Selina, Pascal Tokodi, said Kone had undergone several surgeries due to multiple fractures to his spine. He experienced difficulty breathing.
Since then her has been admitted at Nairobi Hospital and was in the Intensive Care Unit.
The acting fraternity has sent their condolences. Among them is producer and actor Eve D’Souza.
“This is one sad week 😭 Rest in peace Kone, you were one of a kind. My heart goes out to his family and friends. My deepest condolences.”
Veteran actor Raymond Ofula said, “I’m saddened to hear of the demise of Kone, an accomplished actor with whom I had the pleasure of sharing the screen. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”
Here are more tributes to the fallen TV star.
@Denzie254: No words can express this. Rest in peace
@ismaelnewts: If you are a fan of #Selina that airs on @MaishaMagicEast you must have seen Kone who is known as Reagan. Since October he has been in ICU after a greasy accident. May his soul rest in Power #RipKone#Kone.
@Sledge_Kenya: Rest in eternal peace KONE. Waking up the devastating news that you are no more is the worst thing to happen. We loved you, but God loved you more. You’ll forever be in our hearts. A great talent we’ve lost. Sleep well brother, till we meet again #RIPKone.
From us at Mpasho we pray for comfort and peace at this time as the family mourns the death of their loves one. Our sincere condolences to Kone’s family and friends.