By Nathan Eyagu
Prominent TikToker from Uganda Asia Namirembe has died.
Asia, who became a phenomenon on social media with a lot of following passed away this morning of 27th January, 2023 after going through an operation following an illness she was diagnosed with.
According to information, Asia reportedly developed a severe abdominal complication early week and was rushed to Mulago Hospital for further treatment.
Her family says she first complained of stomach pain resulting into vomiting.
“We took her to a clinic in Kamwokya and they ran a scan, but later as she got worse we decided to bring her to Mulago,” Asia’s mother said.
Asia was admitted in the ICU where she passed away this morning after undergoing an emergency surgery.
Asia Namirembe, better known as Asia wa Charles sprung into instant stardom in 2021 on TikTok as her love relationship with Charles took social media by cyclone.
A number of celebrities have since posted on the social media handles as they join fans in mourning the star.
“Tik tok won’t be the same without Asia! Rest In Peace ❤️”, Sheilah Gashumba tweeted.