Mombasa-based actress Maureen Wanza,popularly known as Sasha from the hit local show Sumu that airs of Citizen TV has passed on.

Maureen who has taken part in several productions including Sumu, Almasi, Cheche and the recent one Kashfa died while she was giving birth at a Kilifi hospital today morning.

Speaking to Ommydallah, the C.E.O of Ashiners Films Ann Hamburg termed her death as a big blow to the house and the entire film industry at large.

News about Wanza’s demise was first shared by her fellow actress Kibibi Salim through her social media accounts.

“She had gone to Kilifi to give birth but she died in the process. The kid also died. This is a very big blow to us, very sad indeed” said Salim.

She described the late Maureen as a jovial, hardworking and dedicated actress.

 

May her soul rest in eternal peace.