Renowned Gospel Musician Neyi Zimu has passed away after a struggle with a difficult illness.

The news was confirmed in a statement from Spirit of Praise. The statement states, “He reached the end of his journey at Bisamed Moderfontein, on the night of 04 December.”

Zimu was a member of Spirit of Praise Gospel Group and inspired the nation with his hit song Jehova Retshepile wena.

His family will release further details of his burial.