KAMPALA, UGANDA: CBS Fm’s veteran radio presenter and deejay, Emmanuel Maseege, alias DJ Emma breathed his last in the wee hours of Wednesday morning as he was being rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
DJ Emma was popular for his evening cruise programme on CBS FM (Mondays to Fridays 4-7pm) and his niche for oldies music.
The news about Dj Emma’s death spread like wildfire on social after his wife sent a message to the radio station’s employee WhatsApp group alerting them about the demise of his husband.
Earlier reports indicated that DJ Emma died at the entrance gate of Mengo Hospital at around 2 am in the night after his health had deteriorated. The deceased had been sick for the last two months and only returned to work on Tuesday, September 7.
The latest reports confirmed by this website further indicate that Dj Emma had a heart problem and was successfully operated in 2019.
The source further revealed to DailyExpress that after his operation, he always covered his chest with many cloths and could always appear in a sweater whenever he left the house. DJ Emma has been progressing well healthwise with treatment and his colleagues thought he was improving and getting stronger but they were wrong.
The Daily Express has also learnt that the popular Oldies nites DJ lost his daughter in July this year and which frustrated him so much but he somehow managed to emerge strong.
According to close pals and relatives, the deceased had improved over the weekend and was joyfully set to resume hosting his shows, only for the condition to worsen on Tuesday night.
DJ Emma’s body was by press time transferred to his home in Nakabugo Village in Kampala along Sentema Road where his vigil and farewell mass will be held.
In his mourning message, Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom described the late DJ Emma as a hardworking employee who loved his job and said the station has lost a great employee.
“We have lost our employee on CBS 89.2 Emmanuel Masega popularly known as DJ Emma. He has been a good employee, hardworking and he loved his job. I send my condolences to his family and friends. May his Soul Rest In Peace. CPM,” Katikkiro Mayiga said.
One of his workmates Patriko Mujuuka during an interview said he was good at his job, a perfectionist, and a good team player.