The Kenyan gospel industry has been sent into abrupt mourning after sad news emerged that celebrated Christian songbird Ruth Matete has lost her pastor husband, John Apewajoye.
Pastor John is reported to have passed away yesterday while receiving treatment at an unnamed Nairobi hospital.
Unfortunately, he succumbed to burn injuries inflicted afted gas explosion at their home at Greatwall Gardens, Athi-River.
According to sources, he had been in ICU for the last few weeks.
Ruth and her Nigerian hunk had only started enjoying their happy life together, havig tied the knot just 18 months earlier, through a glamorous private ceremony attended by close friends and family late last year.
At the time of his death, John and his wife were ordained pastors of Christ Nation along Thika Road.
Breaking the news in a Facebook post, she wrote, “My Husband BelovedJohn Apewajoye has gone to be with the Lord ..I humbly ask for your prayers during this difficult time.”
His death has since been confirmed by several members of his church.
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