Jalang’o eulogizes Papa Shirandula, Tausi producer Kibwana Onguso

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 14 Sep, 2023 19:31 | < 1 min read
Lang'ata MP Phelix Odiwuor alias Jalang'o. PHOTO/Facebook
Lang'ata MP Phelix Odiwuor alias Jalang'o. PHOTO/Facebook

Lang'ata MP Phelix Odiwuor alias Jalang'o has expressed grief and paid tribute to his late friend and colleague Kibwana Onguso.

Through his X account formerly Twitter, the MP revealed the profound impact Onguso had on his acting career.

"Rest well Director! Kibwana Onguso! You gave me a chance to show my talent without borders! Kibwana Onguso! Director Papa Shirandula! Rest in Peace!" he wrote.

Jalang’o's sentiments reflect the sentiment shared by many in the entertainment industry who were fortunate enough to work with Kibwana Onguso.

Onguso Kibwana's legacy

Onguso was a trailblazer in Kenyan television, having made significant contributions since the 1990s.

Kibwana Onguso's illustrious career included iconic series such as 'Tausi,' 'Tahamaki,' 'Kisulisuli,' and 'Nyundo Utosini.'

These shows not only entertained audiences but also played a pivotal role in shaping the television landscape in Kenya.

In the early 2000s, Kibwana Onguso transitioned to Royal Media Services' Citizen TV, where he continued to make waves in the industry.

His productions, including 'Papa Shirandula' and 'Inspekta Mwala,' became household names, captivating viewers with their humour and relatable storytelling.

After leaving Citizen TV, Kibwana Onguso further expanded his portfolio by working with K24 and Maisha Magic.

His dedication to producing top-notch content continued to shine, cementing his reputation as a versatile and influential figure in the Kenyan entertainment scene.

In his later years, Kibwana Onguso took the bold step of establishing himself as an independent content producer, showcasing his commitment to pushing creative boundaries and nurturing new talents in the industry.

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