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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.