Former K24 Swahili news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo is mourning the death of his longtime friend.

In a post seen by Pulse Live, Bhalo said that death had taken away his childhood friend, who had become more than a sister to him.

He went on to say that the news of her death had messed up with his day as he prayed that her soul rests in peace.

Bhalo with his friend Zaituni who has died. Ex-K24 news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo in Mourning
Bhalo with his friend Zaituni who has died. Ex-K24 news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo in Mourning

Inna Lillahy Wainna Ilayhi Rajiun... Kifo kimenipoka rafiki yangu wa tangia utotoni aliye zaidi ya dada kwangu. Ni habari nzito iliyoniharibia siku yangu. Alhamdulilah... Allah akulaze pema pamoja na waja wengine wema Zaituni AKA Tooney Moodey Teamemy #anchor001 nalia,” read Bhalo’s post.

Taking to the comment section, some of his followers and people who knew Zaituni asked what the cause of death was and the news anchor mentioned that she had Asthma and was undergoing treatment at the Coast General Hospital when she met her untimely death.

Namjua maskini nimesoma naye primary maskini what happened,” asked Simmys Homemades.

Bhalo then responded, “@simmys_homemades alikuwa mgonjwa wa pumu amefariki hospitali coast general.”

Bhalo with his friend Zaituni who has died. Ex-K24 news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo in Mourning
Bhalo with his friend Zaituni who has died. Ex-K24 news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo in Mourning

Other of Bhalo’s followers went on to send messages of condolences;

hfaisal26 Innallilahi wa Innaillahi Rajioun. Gone to soon

omarjunior70 Pole sana ndugu yangu, Allah amjaalie firdaus

husseinabdirahman928 Inna liplahi wa Inna illayhi rajiun...mbele yeye nyuma Sisi...Allah Ampe khalima thabit..

ronnyreagan5 Allah ailaze roho yake mahali pema penye wema hadi tutakapoonana tena Inshallah

thatbawsechic2.0 Inna lillahi Wa inna ilayhi raji’un 😔

aisha_yusuf800 Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioun😢😢

mumohamed59 Innalillahi wainaillahi rajiun Allah ampe malazi ema

malimmau254 Sorry for the lost And May ALLAH grant her and us Jannah

nassir_aslam_ol_weather Inna lillahi wainna illehi rajioun.Allah amweke pema peponi...ameen. Subra brother wakti huu wa huzni