A day after the death of seasoned journalist George Dambula, another dark cloud has fallen and Malawians are in great shock following the death announcement of Mayeso Chirwa who until his death was an Information specialist at the United States Embassy in Malawi.
Chirwa died a sudden death wee hours of Friday February 3 at Luke Daeyang hospital in Lilongwe.
Before joining the US Embassy, Chirwa worked as a Deejay at the Malawi Broadcasting Corperation-Radio 2, a Basketball administrator under the Malawi Basketball Association and was also an independent/private media consultant.
Meanwhile, several condolence messages from various people working in various fields have been sent to Chirwa’s family through his Facebook page.
“I can’t believe this Mayeso, why so early? You were my dear brother have known you since during our childhood. May your Soul Rest in Peace” writes Austin Kachipeya of MBC.
On the part of Austin Kakande who is also a journalist says “Alas! The basket ball fraternity has lost, the whole country has lost. The DJs, your old friend is gone R.I.P”.
“What can I say? Your departure is shocking but one thing we know is that death is everyone’s destiny for all the living will one day faces it. Losing you at this time is painful but our solace is in Christ the conqueror of this enemy death. We will one day meet in His Glory. Rest in Peace dear friend” mourns Wycliffe Chimwendo a gospel musician.
Chirwa also had a vision of promoting the rights of the youth through his underground contributions towards one of the youth group Youth Association for Democracy (Yadema) as Wapona Kitta who is the chairman of the group writes.
“We regret to announce the death of Mayeso Chirwa who until his death was was working with the American Embassy. At Yadema he was an underground member due to the nature of his employment but he did help us a lot in several of our activities,” writes Kitta
Meanwhile, the burial arrangements are yet to be announced.