Sakaja fulfils promise he made during Sunday night bulletin on Citizen TV

The Nairobi Senator was responding to a special report

Senator Johnson Sakaja at the PCEA Ruai Church on February 10, 2019 (Twitter)

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja on Monday promptly made good on his promise to Dusit attack survivor, Mr Emmanuel Omala.

The Senator cleared Omala's outstanding bill at the Kenyatta National Hospital and visited the survivor at his home.

Omala had appeared on Citizen TV narrating how he had been unable to clear his hospital bill at the KNH after the government failed to honour its promise to cater for the terror survivors' treatment.

"Nilikaa kitu two days kama sijakosea ndio Deputy President akakuja akasema serikali itatushughulikia halafu the next day madam Cicily Kariuki CS wa health na madam Amina Mohamed wakakuja pia wakasema watatushughulikia.

"(I had been at the hospital for about two days when DP Ruto visited and promised that the government would pay our bills. The following day Health CS Sicily Kariuki and CS Amina Mohamed made the same promise.)," Omala narrated.

Seven bullets

Omala, 21, is a delivery man who was caught up in the January 15 Al Shabaab attack at the Dusit complex.

He was shot seven times and was lucky to have been among the first group of people who were evacuated from the building.

Treatment cost Sh100,000 but he was only able to pay Sh15,000 and later agreed with the Hospital to cover the balance in installments of Sh3,000 every month.

Conveying the good news, Senator Sakaja asked his followers to pray for a full recovery for the survivor.

"Emmanuel Omala is such an amazing soul & represents the spirit of the Kenyan people. Glad to have visited him earlier on today and cleared his bill at KNH.

"He is recuperating well and realizes that after surviving 7 bullets, God has a great plan for him. Keep him in your prayers," Sakaja tweeted.


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