Benga Maestro Salim Njuguna famously known as Mighty Salim vast fans have warned politicians against attending the burial ceremony of the renowned Mugithi musician.
Mighty Salim who battled kidney failure since 2018 passed on Sunday evening according to his sister Sarafina Salim.
However Salim like many other artists had a painful tale of her encounter while sourcing for help from politicians and other well-wishers.
Mighty Salim reveals a renowned politician who wrote him a 50,000 shillings fake cheque and immediately vanished.
He left a long painful post on his Facebook account.
‘Allow me to speak my heart coz this hurts so much… RADIO STATIONS..& PRESENTERS. ARTIST….POLITICIANS..Sio vizuri ku ignore msanii wakati ako na shida na akiaga mnakua first kutangaza na kuomboleza nimezunguka kwenyu sana na simu nimepiga nyingi kwenyu and I might not succeed or leave forever ..maisha yangu iko mikononi mwa mungu wangu nife ama niishi ni mapenzi yake mola…but hii sio POA Kama huwezi nisaidia nikiwa uhai hata nikifa usikuje..maiti hakuhitaji na hahitaji pesa …WAHESHIMIWA pia nyinyi wacheni kutuhitaji wakati wa campaign pekee …it really pains kupigia mtu over 10 time’s akisema ako meeting….kuja kwa station like 10 time’s…it hurts… thank you kameme TV…. thanks mugikunjo and inooro …and to my friend politician am still keeping the fake cheque.. it’s now 4 months bless you…’
Immediately after his death on Sunday, fans poured condolence messages marred with expressions cursing the yet to be revealed politician who handed Salim fake cheque.
‘We will not allow any politician to attend the burial ceremony of our loved musician Mighty Salim” posted a fan.
[The late Benga musician Salim Njuguna famously known as ‘Mighty Salim’. Photo/courtesy].
Nominated MP David Ole Sankok found himself on the receiving end after he posted his condolence message on his Facebook account.
He was also gnashed by the fans.
Mighty Salim is well known for his song Kana Gakwa (My child) among other hit songs done in Kikuyu language.