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Celebrities, fans stand with Ruth Matete following her hubby’s death

The gospel music fraternity, other celebrities and fans have come out and poured condolences to gospel artiste and Tusker Project Fame 5 winner Ruth Matete, who lost her Nigerian husband on Saturday.

Her husband John Apewajoye alias Beloved John, died while undergoing treatment for burns at a Nairobi based hospital.

According to Matete’s father Abel Amunga, John died in ICU at Kenyatta National Hospital after being transferred from Bellevue hospital ICU in South C estate.

Ruth Matete, who is pregnant and is in her first trimester, confirmed the sad news of her husband’s passing through her social media pages asking for prayers during her trying moment.

“My Husband Beloved John Apewajoye has gone to be with the Lord ..I humbly ask for your prayers during this difficult time, “Ruth Matete wrote confirming the sad news.

Matete got married to her Nigerian husband in November 2019, and they were expecting their first born child.

Here are samples of the condolence messages from her friends and fans:

Milly chebby commented, “💔💔💔 Been trying to find the right words but I cant Ruth Matete My heart goes out to you Ruthie, I don’t want to imagine what you are going through right now, May God give you peace that Supurses human understanding, May he comfort you, I am lost for words💔 pray for her, you can type a prayer here,”

Semeiyan Kaorri said, “This is so sad, so heartbreaking 💔.may God comfort you hun.may he wrap his arms around you at this time.BelovedJohn, Rest with the angels. Hugs❤️#Ruthmatete”.

Mwongeli Nzuki commented, “It’s a dark day family. Let’s keep the WOG #RuthMatete in our prayers for God to give her supernatural Strength. Rest well, Pastor BelovedJohn till we meet again 😭”.

Michelle Ntalami wrote, “This is so heartbreaking. Heard about it, I may not know you personally, Ruth Matete, but I feel deeply saddened. Sending you so much love and comfort, may God bring you to the light and heal your heart. 🙏🏾♥️♥️”.

Tallia Oyando posted, “Sending you love and praying for you. I am truly”.