The New Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga was on Wednesday morning rushed to Nairobi hospital under critical condition.
The 57-year-old former teacher has been hospitalized after he fell ill at his Runda home in Nairobi.
According to his spokesman, Kahiga has been experiencing severe headache since yesterday, 12th after Jamhuri celebrations.
Hospital security kept reporters away from Kahiga’s family but promised a family statement by 4pm.
The family has said that they are not ready to speak. “The man you (media) are coming to see is here, but the family has said no.” said of of the security guards.
However, his spokesman has asked Kenyans to pray for the Governor and respect his privacy.
“He has been experiencing bad headache since yesterday. We hope he’s going to recover quickly. We ask Kenyans to pray for him, and to respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time,” said Joseph Kamau, the Governors spokesman.