Marketer Russell Chimbayo aka ‘Ghetto Finest and the low budget SKC’ laid to rest

By our Reporter

The body of a media consultant and a writer who constantly provided brilliant analyses on Facebook, Russell Chimbayo popularly known by his analyses as Low Budget SKC was laid to rest on Wednesday at Misesa cemetery in Chilobwe, Blantyre.Chimbayo died on Tuesday barely two days after his wedding.

According to the statement from Chimbayo’s family, after the wedding reception, the deceased started complaining of a headache and body weekness. He then advised by his sister not to proceed for their honeymoon.
” Following unfounded reports making rounds on social media, and other avenues on the ultimately death of our son and brother, Russell, we the Chimbayo family feel duty to bound to share an account to his death.
” Russell wedded his long time sweetheart, Jacqueline on Saturday October 2, 2021.

The late Russell Chimbayo

After the wedding reception he complained of a headache and body weekness. His sister advised him and his wife not to proceed with their honeymoon.

Chimbayo on his wedding ,two days before his death

On Monday morning morning we took Russell to hospital where doctors did not find any health problem with him and concluded that his persistent headache was a result of fatigue and stress fatigue from the wedding.In the evening, on the same day, he told us he saw angels coming to take him and later he told Edwin Banda, who was attending to him in hospital, the heaven’s gate had been opened for him to enter.
” Russell died peacefully entering the gates of heaven. We thank God for the life of Russell . He examplary, caring, loving, peace loving, and humble. He spent his days on earth ministering the word of God. Counseling families and giving hope to the hopeless through the word of God”, reads the statement.

Chimbayo was born on April 29, 1990 and died on October 4, 2021. He was a renowned Christian for Church of Central Africa Presbyterian ( CCAP).