BY NAMULONGO PETER,/CORRESPONDENT,7TH NOV 2017- Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru was this morning Tuesday 7th November,injured seriously in a road accident at Kabati along the Thika-Sagana highway.
Dr Gakuru was taken to Thika Level 5 Hospital for emergency treatment.
The governor was heading to Nairobi to attend a talk show accompanied by his bodyguard and driver when the vehicle he was traveling in veered off the road and hit a rail guard.
Nyeri deputy governor Mutahi Kahiga confirmed the crash reassuring Kenyans that the governor was in a stable condition at the hospital where he was rushed.
He said that he was not aware about the condition of the governor’s body guard and driver as he had not arrived at the hospital.
plans are ongoing to airlift the governor to Nairobi Hospital for further treatment.