Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has pledged to support the Orinda family following the death of Mary Hongo, mother to DJ Evolve, a source close to the family has revealed.
Babu Owino, the MP linked to the alleged shooting incident in January 2020 which resulted in DJ Evolve’s hospitalization and eventual paralysis, reportedly visited the Orinda family in hospital.
“I will take care of everything,” he pledged. “Medical, burial expense,I will cater for all that.”
The Orinda family has asked for time and privacy as they come to grips with the loss of their matriarch in still-unclear circumstances.
Mary passed away Wednesday evening.
After a routine start to her day where she had breakfast with her husband, Mary left for her shop in Lucky Summer, Kasarani.
All appeared to be well until shortly before 4 p.m., when she apparently collapsed and called out for a friend and neighbour.
Her neighbour reported found her on the floor, her breathing laboured and complaining of severe abdominal pains.
Mary initially declined the suggestion to go to hospital, but when she got worse, she agreed and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Even though the doctors determined that her heart and blood pressure were fine, they recommended a transfer to Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital.
DJ Evolve, had been recuperating well, went into severe distress when he learned of his mother’s passing, and he had to be monitored closely for over two hours for his pressure to return to normal.