Former Baraka FM veteran presenter is dead


Veteran broadcaster Sam Makenda is dead .

Makenda worked for Baraka FM on its incpetion in the year 2000 before he left to join politics in 2007.

The family through his wife Mrs.Ruth Makenda confirmed the demise of the household former Journalist.

According to the family,Makenda,52, died on Wednesday after a short illness at a Machakos hospital.

The late will be remembered for his flagship show Chanja Maswala which had a huge following in Coast region.

Makenda,Tom Japanni and Baraka FM  also made history for being the first Journalists and radio in Coast region to interview/host the then opposition presidential candidate the late Mwai Kibaki who went to win the 2002 presidential elections.

He is survived by four children.