Governor Laboso moved from London to India for specialized treatment

The governor has been in the London hospital for a month

Former PM Raila Odinga visits Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso at London hospital during UK tour. Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso moved from London to India for specialized treatment

Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso is set to arrive at a hospital in India for further treatment after close to a month's stay in London.

Governor Laboso's Chief of Staff Jayne Sigilai delivered the update to Bomet county assembly leaders on Tuesday saying that the governor was set to be discharged from Royal Marden NHS Foundation Trust hospital in London.

"The Governor is doing well, but she is expected to be referred to a hospital in India to be attended by another set of doctors," Ms Sigilai conveyed.

Governor Laboso was accompanied to London by her husband Edwin Abonyo, her son Brian, her niece Minah and one of her aides.

Governor Laboso requests one-month leave of absence

At the end of May, Governor Laboso requested a one month leave delegating county affairs to her deputy Hillary Barchok.

"During her four-week absence, Deputy Governor Hillary Barchok will hold brief for her...He will be assisted by the county secretary Evalyn Rono and the chief of staff Jayne Sigilai.

"The governor assures Bomet residents and stakeholders that the running of government functions and activities will continue as normal and with no interruption," a statement from her office read.

Ms Sigilai did not reveal how long the Governor's stay in India will be.

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Kenya's High Commissioner to UK Manoah Esipisu are among the top dignitaries who visited Governor Laboso at the London hospital.

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