Renowned radio personality and Radio Maisha Presenter Tongola Mate is mourning his mother.
Mate expressed his pain over the loss on Saturday saying the death of his mother has downed him.
“I have lost my Mum” He posted on his Facebook timeline.
The top ‘Reggae Splash’ programme presenter on Standard Group owned brand Radio Maisha said his mother was everything in his life.
“Alhamdhulila I have people who really love me. Nawapenda sana” The radio presenter appreciated his long list of friends who followed his thread since he broke the news of her mother’s demise on Saturday afternoon.
Mate who also present reggae music programmes on another Standard Group owned 24 hour reggae music station Vybez Radio however, said he thanked God for the life well spent with his mother.
“Today, I lost my pillar, my confidant, my advisor, my great fan and my bank. I love you Mum. Will mourn you till I join you. R.I.P,” He further posted.
(Radio Maisha reggae programme Presenter Tongola Mate (right) with his mother. Photo/ Courtesy).
The media fraternity consoled the radio presenter.
Among the close friends who mourned together with Mr Mate were Nyali MP Mohammed Ali, colleague and Radio Maisha drive show host Billy Mia among other Mombasa bases journalists where Mate worked before he shifted to Nairobi.
His vast reggae music fans across the country also joined Mate in mourning his beloved mother.