Benson Wanjau alias Mzee Ojwang Hatari passes on Mzee Ojwang was admitted to the hospital earlier in the day. He was suffering from pneumonia and sadly he passed on at about 7.30pm, on sunday.
The actor played key roles in local programmes like Vitimbi, Vioja Mahakami, Vituko and Kinyonga.
Earlier in the year, the comedian was admitted at the Loresho Hospital following a prolonged eye ailment.
In March, the Vitimbi crew led by Mama Kayai visited Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko at his office to solicit for aid to assist
the ailing comedian.
His illness saw the government step in and pay for his medical bills with the Information Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i saying that the government would address the welfare of the Vitimbi crew.
Kenyans on social media have expressed their condolences for the icon whom they described as an inspiration.