Death has been announced of well-known gospel singer Lloyd Million Mainuka.
Mainuka died on Tuesday night after a short illness, according to information reaching faceofmalawi reporter.
The social media has been awash with condolences from his friends and fellow musicians.
One of the well-known gospel artists Khamwa Khwiliro wrote: “To a departed soul of a brother in music. I will remember you always, how we fought together for the welfare of Malawian artists @ Cosoma Meetings. This is where I got to know you personally. A Man full of vigour and vision. Heaven has gained. Till we meet again Lloyd Million Mainuka….”
On his part Aubrey Kusakala, a well-known broadcaster cum-musician wrote: “So this is how it ends bro? This is how far we have gone with the huge dreams? This is how we have shocked the country? Lloyd it’s hard to believe that u r gone… where is the launch? Where is the political dream? Is this the change u told me u wanted to bring out? DEATH WHERE IS UR STING? ?…. Shocked.”
Former Times Group Editor Clifton Kawanga wrote: “Back in 1999, I stepped in an unfamiliar territory. It was Mzuzu Technical College. There was a social weekend the following week, I registered to perform. A boy from Lilongwe Lloyd Mainuka asked me if we could perform together. We did. After Mzuzu Tech, he continued performing and recorded some albums. Now Loy is gone. I celebrate our friendship. Rest in Peace Man.”
Meanwhile funeral details are still sketchy.
Face of Malawi will keep you updated on the matter.