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Ezra Momanyi loses cancer battle

Ezra Momanyi, a 23-year-old student at University of Nairobi, who has been the subject of an online fundraising campaign for treatment of Lymphoma Cancer has lost the battle to his ailment.

Ezra died on Saturday morning on the day a fundraiser was supposed to take place to consolidate funds to cater for his medication.

His friends appealed for help on social media to raise Sh 1million to have him treated saw the hashtag #GiveforEzra trending over the week as people raised funds for the young man.

Kenyans on Twitter and Facebook users shared their grief with the family following Ezra’s death.

UNFORTUNATE NEWS

@Orimba_vic tweeted: “Waking up to the unfortunate news that #Ezra Momanyi is no more, after trying so hard to #Give4Ezra. RIP Comrade. God had a better plan 4 yu”.

@Disembe wrote: “Somewhere in heaven there is peace. And when you arrive there, He is going to give health again. #RIPEzra”

On Facebook, Nyakundi Brian posted “Rest in peace you fought a good fight bro…?cancer#Cancer#…Till we meet again”

Alliwah David commented: “Gone too soon Rest in Peace my boy Ezra Momanyi. Cancer is deadly but God is more greater than this pain may He grant his family strength this time of sorrow”

May his soul rest in peace.