Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso dies at Nairobi Hospital


Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso dies at Nairobi Hospital
File image of Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • Dr. Laboso passed away at the Nairobi Hospital on Monday after succumbing to Cancer. She was 59.
  • Her passing comes two weeks after she silently jetted back to the country on July 14 after a medical trip to India and the United Kingdom.

Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso is dead.

Dr. Laboso passed away at the Nairobi Hospital on Monday after succumbing to Cancer. She was 59.

Her passing comes two weeks after she silently jetted back to the country on July 14 after a medical trip to India and the United Kingdom.

On Monday morning, the Bomet County Government had issued a statement saying that the Governor was “recuperating well.”

“The office of the Governor would like to reassure  the residents of Bomet and general public that Bomet Governor Dr. Joyce Laboso  is recuperating well and still under observation,” read the statement signed  by County Director of Communications Ezra Kirui.

Reports on her ailing became public on June 5, 2019 when ODM leader Raila Odinga accompanied by Kenya’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Manoah Esipisu visited her in a London hospital.

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