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We are together: Eric Omondi assures protesters of his support

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 Comedian Eric Omondi [Facebook]

Content creator Eric Omondi has assured anti-Finance Bill protesters that he is fully behind them and will join them soon.

Omondi, who is currently mourning his brother Fred Omondi, said he would throw his weight behind those who are against the bill once he lays his brother to rest.

“Tuko Pamoja. Go Soldiers. Wacha nimalize nikam,” he wrote.

Before his brother’s demise, Omondi had said it would not be business as usual if the Finance Bill was passed, adding that Kenyans would have endless protests.

While speaking on national TV, the comedian said Azimio leader Raila Odinga had done his part and it was time for him to rest and let the younger generation take over.

“We salute and respect Raila Odinga but these young people are going to rise and it will not be a smooth ride for the government.

“I want to tell the president that it is not going to be business as usual. If the Finance Bill passes it will not be business as usual,” he said.

 Eric Omondi was arrested last week outside Parliament. [Facebook]

Omondi loses his brother Fred Omondi

Fred Omondi, who was the younger brother to Eric Omondi, was involved in an accident along Kangundo Road on June 15, 2024.

According to a police report seen by TNX, the deceased was on a motorcycle which collided head-on with a Forward Travellers Bus resulting in his death on the spot.

The bodaboda rider suffered multiple fractures and was taken to Mama Lucy Hospital for treatment.

Omondi was set to host an event at BVB Lounge on the day of his demise.

 The late Fred Omondi.

The comedian, who was well-respected within entertainment circles, will be honoured through a series of events, including a fundraiser show at the Carnivore, Simba Saloon on Friday, June 21, 2024.

There will also be a memorial service at CITAM Valley Road on June 27, 2024, at 11 am.

According to the funeral committee, his body will be airlifted to Kisumu on June 28, 2024, and will be buried the following day at his home in Sega, Siaya County.

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