Comedian Eric Omondi and his family are mourning the passing on of their loved one. Omondi’s eldest brother Joseph Omondi is dead.Yesterday, Eric took to social media to share horrifying details about his elder brother who was battling drug addiction. Pic:Photo Courtesy
Eric Omondi’s Drug Addict Brother Passes on Hours after He Traced Him in the Streets of Nairobi
Celebrated comedian Eric Omondi’s elder brother Joseph Omondi, who has been struggling with drug addiction has passed away.
His death comes barely hours after Eric Omondi traced him in the streets of Nairobi on Monday after he was spotted along Nyandarua Rd by a taxi driver.
Taking to social media on Monday, Eric wrote: “He is the First born, I am the second born… Our third born is Irene Omondi and the last born is Fred Omondi. Joseph has struggled with drug addiction since high school… He has been in and out of rehabilitation.”
‘’We have tried our best as a family. Because of his addiction he has a tendency to run away from us to avoid rehabilitation. ’’ he added.
On Tuesday morning, the entertainer shared news that Joseph has passed away. He said he was addicted to cocaine and other substances.
“This is not the last image I would have wanted to post of my brother… But this is definitely the image I want every young person in this Country to see!!!” He wrote.
“Joseph Onyango Omondi passed on this morning around 3am, barely 12 hours after I found him in Downton River Road. He was addicted to Cocaine and other substances and was in and out of Rehab for the past 19 years. May God himself take charge.” Shared Eric Omondi.