Chris Kirubi is dead.

Kenyans on social media are mourning Industrialist and entrepreneur Chris Kirubi, known to his fans as DJ CK.

The business mogul died aged 80 after a long battle with cancer, his family confirmed.

Taking to Twitter, Kenyans poured their messages of condolences, with most praising him for his famous quotes and words of wisdom during his #AskKirubi sessions on the social media platform.

On Monday morning, hours before the announcement of his death, Kirubi tweeted, encouraging Kenyans on success and achievements using the #AskKirubi.

“Top of the morning to you, my dear friend. It doesn’t have to be a tiring Monday. Instead, I bring to you good tidings of favour, success, achievements and happiness in the new week. Give yourself a go towards your success plan. Enjoy today and the rest of your week. #AskKirubi,” tweeted Kirubi.

Here’s what some Kenyans had to say about him;