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Former KTN Presenter Robert Soi is Dead

Former KTN presenter Robert Soi [Photo/Courtesy]

Former KTN presenter Robert Soi is dead.

Soi was a Sports anchor and editor with the Standard Media Group-owned TV station in the early 2000s before moving to China Global Television Network (CGTN).

Sources close to Kahawa Tungu intimated that Soi passed away at the Nairobi Hospital on Wednesday, May 26 after a long illness.

He had spent one week in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Soi was reportedly involved in an accident months ago and sustained serious head injuries.

After receiving treatment, he later developed a blood clot in his head, prompting his admission at the Nairobi Hospital on May 20.

Read: Ex-KTN News Anchors Lofty Matambo, Fridah Mwaka Join NTV

“They did surgery but he did not make it (sic),” the source said.

The deceased was married to Aljazeera journalist Catherine Wambua Soi.

The two met at KTN where Catherine worked as a reporter.

Some of Soi’s former colleagues have taken to social media to condole with his family.

Here are some of the reactions :

 

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege

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