Why Raila Odinga Is The Hospital


Raila Odinga the ODM leader is being treated at Nairobi Hospital after he was complaining of fatigue.

Oluoch Olunya who is his personal doctor and a consultant neurosurgeon said in a statement that Raila checked in for a routine check-up.

He said that they are continuing monitoring his condition and they have no doubt he will address the country very soon and he is in good spirits.

Oluoch’s statement settles speculation concerning Odinga’s health after he wasn’t appearing in public on Tuesday to lead the third anniversary of their famous Handshake with the President.

The doctor explained broad that Raila checked in for his routine medical tests at the Hospital on the date of 9th March after he felt some exhaustion. Raila had a rigorous campaign and felt a need to have him checked-up.

Oburu Odinga who is Raila’s elder brother together with Dennis Onyango his personal assistant cleared the air that he was out of danger.

Those who were able to visit him where he was admitted to the Hospital’s VIP wing said that the ODM leader was in a jovial mood.

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Sources indicated yesterday that Raila was still awaiting the results of two more tests that had been done on him which one was about joints pain which he had complained about according to Oburu and the second one which brings speculation is the Covid-19 test results.

His party the Orange Democratic Movement as a whole wished him a quick recovery and had to suspend all its political activities even to the grassroots levels. Through the Party’s Chairman Mr. John Mbadi said that they are praying for him to get well as soon as possible.

Senetor for Elgeyo/Marakwet and the former majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen was not left behind in wishing the ODM leader Mr. Odinga a quick recovery and that they needed the former Prime Minister back to his energy.

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