The CEO/Creative Director, Muema Communications Limited Eric Mbatha Ndavi has died.
Ndavi died at a local hospital while receiving medical care after a long battle with cancer of the oesophagus.
His twin brother Denis Ndavi confirmed his passing, which occurred at 10 am on July 21, 2021.
"Hi fam, my brother Eric Mbatha Ndavi passed on this morning at 10 am. May he rest in peace. Funeral details will follow shortly. Thanks for your love, prayers and support." The announcement read.
Eric was a force to reckon with in the creative industry as he handled most of the advertisements on TV, radio, billboards, social media and print media.
Family, friends and celebrities recently called for a fundraiser dubbed “Be hero 4 hero” to help pay his medical growing medical bills.
Eric has been survived by his wife Vicky Ndavi and two children Alexis Ndavi and Andrew Ndavi.
They have poured their messages of shock and condolences on social media after learning about his demise.
Rest In Peace to Eric Ndavi (left) who has been battling cancer and needed to fundraiser from friends. Let’s use his death to call for the arrest and prosecution of all MoH officials led by Mutahi Kagwe for stealing health funds and denying us universal health care. pic.twitter.com/do4V95oRrV— Cyprian, Is Nyakundi (@CisNyakundi) July 21, 2021
Eric Ndavi who was battling cancer has passed on pic.twitter.com/dgrS2hFs8n— Kibra Finest #KOTLoyals (@KibraFinest) July 21, 2021
Very sad to hear that Eric Ndavi has passed on. He was a beloved creative in Kenya. We send condolences to his family & friends. May he Rest in Eternal Peace. Cancer is winning. Let’s fight pesticides & pollution the leading causes of cancer epidemic in Kenya.— Dr. Paula Kahumbu (@paulakahumbu) July 22, 2021
Swala Nyeti fraternity wishes to express its condolences to the family of Eric Ndavi for their loss. May Eric rest in peace.