Gospel artist Emmy Kosgei is mourning the death of a fellow Kalenjin gospel singer Hellen Chumo Koligey who succumbed to cancer recently. Koligey’s death was announced by Nakuru Woman Rep Liza Chelule on her Facebook page revealing that the gospel musician succumbed to breast cancer on 7th January 2021.
“Kalenjin Gospel artist Hellen Koligey succumbed to breast cancer. May her soul rest in peace,” Liza Chelule posted on her page.
Reacting to the news of her demise, Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot described her death as a loss of great talent. “It is crushing to lose such talent at the price of her life. My heartfelt condolences to the Kosgei family, the GCS, the AGC Church as well as her beloved friends for the loss of their loved one,” he wrote.
Emmy Kosgei also expressed her heartfelt condolences to the fellow musician disclosing that the news of Hellen Koligey’s death shocked her. She also added that her death was so sudden and painful. “May your soul rest in eternal peace Hellwn Chumo Koligeymutyo kotap kalenjin.. this is so sudden so painful,” Emmy tributed.
She continued, “shocked by the news of the exit of this powerful soldier, a singer, an author and a soul-winner who served this JESUS till the end. Our heartfelt condolences to her husband, children, family, friends, gospel fraternity, and her fabs. May God strengthen you in this trying moment till we meet again at JESUS feet.”