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Size 8 loses her mum a day after delivering baby

By HILARY KIMUYU November 21st, 2015 1 min read

Kenyan gospel musician Linet Munyali, better known as Size 8, has lost her mother just a day after she gave birth to a bouncing baby girl.

Size 8 broke the news of her mother’s demise on Friday evening via Instagram. According the Size 8’s post, her mother, Esther Njeri Munyali, succumbed to kidney-related illness the same evening.

In her brief Instagram post, Size 8 thanked God for blessing her with her new born baby while at the same time mourning the passing on of her mother.

“God I come before you thank you for blessing me with a new life @ladashabelle and also taking a life away at the same time for you know best REST IN PEACE my dear mum Esther Njeri Munyali,” she wrote.

The celebrated musician’s mother underwent a successful surgery in India and later returned home.

Size 8 and her husband DJ Mo had on Thursday welcomed the birth of the new baby girl who they named Ladeshe Belle after 9 months of waiting.