Raila Updates Kenyans on Joho's Health

  • ODM Party leader during his visit at Governor Hassan Joho's residence in Mombasa County on November 16, 2019 Twitter
  • ODM Party leader Raila Odinga updated Kenyans on the health of the party’s Deputy Leader and Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho.

    Taking to Twitter, on November 16, Odinga stated that the governor's health had improved after he was discharged from Mombasa Hospital on Friday, 9, November. 

    “Visited Governor Hassan Joho at his Vipingo residence to wish him a quick recovery following his recent hospitalization after a bout of Malaria. It was good seeing him in good spirits,” read the tweet.

    Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo visited Governor Hassan Joho in hospital on November 8
    Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo visited Governor Hassan Joho in hospital on November 8

    The county chief also expressed his gratitude in hosting the opposition leader.

    "It was my pleasure to receive the Right Honourable Raila Amolo Odinga. It is always a privilege to meet you my party leader and mentor," Joho posted. 

    Kenyans were not left behind in wishing the Mombasa governor full recovery.

    ODM Party leader visited Mombasa Governor at his home in Vipingo,Mombasa county
    ODM Party leader visited Mombasa Governor at his home in Vipingo,Mombasa county

    Details of the governor’s illness and admission at Mombasa Hospital got to the public on November 8 after spending 5 days receiving treatment in the facility.

    Due to the illness, Governor Joho’s absence had been easily noticeable, especially in drumming support for ODM’s candidate in the recent Kibra Constituency by-election, Imran Okoth who clinched the highly-contested poll.

    Governor Joho was admitted at Mombasa Hospital after suffering from Malaria
    Governor Joho was admitted at Mombasa Hospital after suffering from Malaria

    Some of the key figures who visited governor Joho at the facility include former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo who joined other Kenyans in wishing him a quick recovery.