The snippets of information from the government circles hints that the country’s bigwigs prefer that the ailing Bomet Governor Dr. Joyce Laboso who is undergoing treatment at an Indian Hospital that she comes back to be handled by local hospitals.
Before she was moved to India, she stayed for almost 33 days at The Royal Marsden Hospital in the United Kingdom that according to Wikipedia is a specialist in Cancer treatment that became the first hospital in the World dedicated to the study and treatment of cancer. It facility was established by William Mardsen in 1851.
The unverified decision might have been informed by anxiety among the locals who anticipate knowing the progress of their leader in vain and the alarmingly growing number of leaders booking flights to visit her in hospital.
According to our source, the boss has been receiving her progress reports and believes that the former National Assembly Deputy Speaker has received the best treatment.
Laboso has stayed longer outside the country, a situation that has elicited concern and tautness among the locals and leaders in the country.
A source from the family reveals that Laboso has been battling with the stubborn disease since she was Sotik MP but it had been suppressed until recently when it worsened prompting them to take her to the UK hospital. She has in the past visited United States for the treatment of the same.
The number of government officials traveling to India to check on the sickly Bomet Governor, is alarmingly increasing, an incident that has raised eyebrows among the ordinary citizens.
After spending barely 33 days in UK’s hospital, the family together with a section of Government officials advised that she joins a pool of other Kenyans being treated in India.
According to recent reports by Beth Mugo, thousands of Kenyans making almost 50 percent of the total admitted patients in India with life-threatening diseases are Kenyans.
The widespread of deadly diseases that cannot be treated by the local hospitals seem to have overpowered leaders who are busy scheming how to use public funds to change laws through referendums for personal gains and increase own allowances instead of lobbying for construction of terminal diseases specialized centers proximal to the people.
The Aga Khan and Nairobi hospitals are the only place where the wealthy Kenyans and high-profiled politicians go treatment of the terminal ailments.
Hundreds of Kenyan leaders among them Homabay Woman Rep Gladys Wanga and Kibra MP Ken Okoth have publicly declared to be battling with cancer treatment.
The leaders who have visited her to offer the much needed prayers and moral support include chief Justice David Maraga, Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony, Raila Odinga, Isaac Ruto, Members of Parliament Beatrice Kones, Gideon Koske, Joyce Korir, Brighton Yegon and Dominic Koskei.