GRIEF

Christian Longomba to be buried on Thursday in the US

In Summary
  • The burial will be recorded and broadcast on Friday
  • Christian died on Saturday at Downtown Los Angeles Hospital in the US with his twin brother Lovy Longomba by his side
Christian Longomba
Christian Longomba
Image: COURTESY

Christian Longomba will be buried next Thursday. His brother Richie Longomba told Word Is that Christian will be buried in the US.

"The burial is gonna take place next week on Thursday. It will be around 3am in Kenya. The burial will be recorded and broadcast on Friday for Kenyans to see how it went down," he said.

Richie said his brother's last wish was God would let him live again.

"He always said that he wanted to sing for God. It is painful to the family but we let God's will be."

Richie recounted his last moment with Christian, saying he loves him to death.

"I was sitting with him when I was in the US six months ago. We went to grab a burger together and all we were talking about was coming back to Kenya to continue doing music."

Christian died on Saturday at Downtown Los Angeles Hospital in the US with his twin brother Lovy Longomba by his side.

Lovy wrote on social media, "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. I love you, Christian, my brother, my friend and partner, but Jesus loves you more. Enjoy Heaven.

"Christian was well-loved and we celebrate his gifts and talents that he shared with the entire world. With great love and appreciation for the support and love shown to Christian by fans, family and friends, we kindly ask for privacy during this time. God bless you all, Longomba family."

Christian was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2015.