“It is disheartening that we have lost Byron at a prime age. We are comforted by the fact that his works of art will live on,” President Ruto said.
He extended his condolences to Byron’s family and fanbase.
The song fitted into the campaign because it advocated freedom and free will, encouraging Kenyans to act at their own discretion.
Ruto alleged that the then government was trying to impose itself on the people, urging that Kenyans should be left to make their own choices.
Family reveals how 'Sipangwingwi' producer died, announces burial date
His sudden demise sent shockwaves throughout the entertainment space, leaving his family, the entire music industry, and his fans in grief.
"Byron Kivisi, the beloved son of Evans Muhali, tragically suffered an arterial rupture yesterday morning. We pray for his soul to rest in eternal peace," Aluda said.
The family has announced that Byron Kivisi's body has been taken to Kenyatta University Morgue and his final resting place will be in Maragoli Bugina village, Vihiga county. The burial ceremony is scheduled for October 7.