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Veteran Football commentator and Radio broadcaster Mohammed Juma Njuguna has died.

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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH JUNE 2019-Veteran  football commentator and Radio broadcaster  Mohammed Juma Njuguna is dead.

Mohammed  who has been battling diabetes passed on Saturday morning after a long illness at a Nairobi hospital.

According to Citizen Digital ,Njuguna  has  been  working as a content producer at Radio Citizen since  2016.

Before he joined  Royal Media Services in 1999  he had been working as  a sports journalist at state owned Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC).

Mohammed was the pioneer of the English Premier League commentary in Kenya with over 40 years of experience in the industry.

In 2010 he was awarded with a Head of State Commendation by retired President Mwai Kibaki  for his exemplary service in the media.

He will be remembered for his prowess in the commentary which has since been picked up by many stations in the country.

Mohammed was a friend to many people with colleagues defining him as a cheer around the office due to his humour.

His character saw him rub shoulders with the mighty and humble in society  among them retired presidents Daniel arap Moi, Mwai Kibaki and current Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta as well as opposition chief Raila Odinga.

 

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