Ny­ong’o flown to Nairobi for treat­ment

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Kisumu Gover­nor Anyang' Ny­ong'o was yes­ter­day air­lifted to Nairobi for spe­cialised treat­ment fol­low­ing a low blood pres­sure di­ag­no­sis.

Aga Khan Hospi­tal med­i­cal su­per­in­ten­dent, Dr Sam Oula, said the gover­nor was flown from Kisumu In­ter­na­tional Air­port to the sis­ter fa­cil­ity in the cap­i­tal.

Prof Ny­ong'o was air­lifted to Nairobi by the Am­ref Fly­ing Doc­tors ser­vice.

"The gover­nor has been flown to Nairobi for con­clu­sive tests," Dr Oula said.

“We kept him in the hospi­tal overnight. Though he is sta­ble, we need to [carry out] fur­ther tests. We did not have con­clu­sive re­sults.”

Prof Ny­ong'o be­came un­well at Uz­ima Uni­ver­sity grounds in the county on Satur­day dur­ing the in­stal­la­tion of Philip Any­olo as the arch­bishop of Kisumu.

He was ad­mit­ted to Aga Khan Hospi­tal af­ter feel­ing dizzy dur­ing the func­tion.

Doc­tors sta­bilised and mon­i­tored him and later his com­mu­ni­ca­tion sec­re­tary said he had been di­ag­nosed with low blood pres­sure and was put on bed rest.

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