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Cancer warrior Monica Binti Ngere dies after years of brave fight

Monica Binti Ngere, who put up a brave fight against breast cancer is dead.

Binti Ngere whose real name is Monica Wanjiru died on Saturday, September 7, at Avenue Healthcare Parklands in Nairobi.

Her husband Charley Blackman confirmed Monica’s death in a terse and solemn message:

“The love of my life has gone to be with the Lord. Worst Saturday in my life,” he posted.

Monica who was a mother of three children moved Kenyans with her constant updates regarding treatment on social media and her encouraging words even in the face of the debilitating disease.

“I serve a living God. He will get me out of this,” she wrote in her last update on September 6, 2019.

On Saturday, September 7 hundreds of Kenyans flocked Monica’s Facebook account to post Rest in Peace messages as others eulogized her for her bravery.

An ardent football fan, Monica learnt she had cancer when she was seven months pregnant.

Her ailing condition forced her to terminate the pregnancy so she could undergo chemotherapy.

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