Ohangla songstress Maureen Achieng aka lady Maureen is dead.
She passed on at 3am on Saturday in Uriri, Migori where she was recuperating after she was discharged from hospital last week, her family said.
Lady Maureen had been admitted in various hospitals .At some point her family was unable to pay hospital bills and Akothee came to their rescue.
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga,Governor Okoth Obado and Migori Woman Representative Dr Pamela Odhiambo are among leaders who have condoled with the family.
Lady Maureen’s health started deteriorating about two years ago.She was diagnosed with hypertension after being admitted at St Francis Community Hospital in Kasarani, Nairobi,
She had also been admitted to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital early this year after being transferred from a hospital in Migori, was discharged on February 20, 2020.
Few weeks ago, rumours of Lady Maureen’s death went all over but the mother Margaret Akinyi refuted that and urged Kenyans to pray for her daughter who was struggling with an illness that had halted her musical career.
“My daughter is sick but she is in a stable condition and is recovering at home. The world should know that. Although my daughter is sick, she is okay,” said Akinyi.
The mother claimed that she had received several calls from people inquiring about the health status of the singer.