The body of the ceĺebrated comedian Charkes Bukeko aka Papa Shirandula left Montezuma Monalisa funeral home for his home in busia for burial.The veteran comedian passed on on Saturday and will be buried tomorrow Monday in his home in Busia County.
He leaves behind a wife, Beatrice Ebbie Andega, and three children; Tony, Charlie and Wendy.
His family said he passed on at Karen Hospital where he was rushed for emergency treatment after experiencing breathing difficulties.
“Bukeko was a multiple award-winning actor who scooped the Kalasha Award for ‘Best Actor in a TV Series’ in 2010.
He is said to have tested positive for COVID-19, and even gone into isolation but his condition was worsened by diabetes, according to his family and colleagues.