Toto, who until his demise was the chairperson of Kenya Musicians Union (KEMU) passed away on Tuesday, September 10, at the Kenyatta National Hospital, aged 70.
According to Music In Africa, who were among the first people to break the news, Toto died in ICU just moments after undergoing a head surgery.
Confirming his death, the official twitter account of the Kenya Musician Union also tweeted the demise of the music legend
We have just received confirmation of the passing away of Laban Juma Toto chairman of KEMU we are awaiting further details from the immediate family before we release the official notice :Juma Odemba HSC. publicity secretary Kenya Musicians Union.— KENYA MUSICIANS UNIO (@Kenyamusiciansu) September 11, 2019
Following his death several musicians, celebrities and Kenyans in general took to different platforms to celebrate him for his contribution in the music industry.