Kenyan gospel musician Linet Munyali, better known as Size 8, has lost her mother just a day after she gave birth to a bouncing baby girl.
Size 8 broke the news of her mother’s demise on Friday evening via Instagram. According the Size 8’s post, her mother, Esther Njeri Munyali, succumbed to kidney-related illness the same evening.
In her brief Instagram post, Size 8 thanked God for blessing her with her new born baby while at the same time mourning the passing on of her mother.
“God I come before you thank you for blessing me with a new life @ladashabelle and also taking a life away at the same time for you know best REST IN PEACE my dear mum Esther Njeri Munyali,” she wrote.
The celebrated musician’s mother underwent a successful surgery in India and later returned home.
Size 8 and her husband DJ Mo had on Thursday welcomed the birth of the new baby girl who they named Ladeshe Belle after 9 months of waiting.