Renowned former radio show host and DJ, Alex Ndawula has died at Nsambya hospital in Kampala. Ndawula, 59 passed away on Monday, 6th June 2022 just before it was mentioned in the news by Patricia Osman on Capital FM.
Who Was Alex Ndawula?
Alex Ndawula was a show host on Capital FM Uganda where he presented The Capital FM Sundowner. This was a DJ Mix show where the maestro presented the hottest jams every evening from 6pm to 7pm.
Alex first worked with Sanyu FM before moving to Capital FM and literally owning the radio waves in the 90s. liberalization is said to have died. The legend worked at the radio station for 20 solid years before retirement in May 2017 which also marked the end of his show.
In a sombre mood, Patricia tweeted, “A legend has gone to sleep. Rest in Peace Radio Legend. Sleep well. We shall forever celebrate you Alexander Ndawula.”
Eulogy Messages For Alex Ndawula From Former Colleagues
“A true legend has signed out. He set the FM waves on fire in the morning and even more, during his Dance Force mixes. At the peak of FM radio, the dance weekend space belonged to Alex Ndawula. Fare thee well Alex Ndawula,” Allan Ssenyonga tweeted.
“Rest in Peace Radio Legendary Alex Ndawula. You paved a way for many. Rest in Power” tweeted TV presenter, Douglas Lwanga.
To Allan Tashobya, Ndawula was “A unique voice, legend, and one of the larger-than-life Media Personalities on Capital FM Uganda who made us fall in love with this whole thing we now call a career.”
Alex’s Childhood And Educational Background
Alex was born in New York in the United States in before he relocated to Uganda when his father passed on when he was only eight years.
Ndawula would later join St.Mary’s College Kisubi but one year later went to Nairobi, then Namasagali for his high school and finally Nakawa Technical Institute from where he did Marketing.
The Ugandan Avicii is on record for confessing that his hobbies centered around radio presenting and deejaying and this shaped his future.
Ndawula While On Interview
“My idea of fun as a child centered on playing basketball, swimming, playing music and I loved to read. I would collect comics and novels from friends after all, we used to have standard books which everyone or at least most of us in class had to have read. This upbringing has had an impact on me because in my scope of work, I have to research and be well informed, fortunately, it all began when I was a child,”
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