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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,7TH JULY 2019-Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth is back into the country after from France where he has been receiving treatment .
The legislature was spotted on Sunday as he graced the annual Kibra Music Festival alongside Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja in Nairobi.
“Joined my brother Ken Okoth and the people of Kibra for an exciting Music Festival earlier today. Welcome back home bro and thanks for the amazing job you and your team have been doing. Your strength and your determination inspires us all,” said Sakaja in a caption accompanying photos of the event.
Joined my brother @okothkenneth and the people of Kibra for an exciting Music Festival earlier today. Welcome back home bro and thanks for the amazing job you and your team have been doing. pic.twitter.com/VanBbIXvNS
— Sakaja Johnson (@SakajaJohnson) July 7, 2019
The festival attracts learners from Early Childhood Development (E.C.D), Primary and Secondary schools and the winners in different categories are awarded goodies including cash prize, trophies and certificates.
Mr. Okoth, who is battling colorectal cancer, has been away for over five months undergoing treatment in Europe.
The 41-year-old legislator has been updating members of the public on his medical condition and has also continued to take part in his constituency’s development matters even while still abroad .
A few days ago , he paid a courtesy call to Kenya’s Ambassador to France Judi Wakhungu drawing a lot of reactions from Kenyans online.
“He updated us on many issues including his impressive education projects & his plans for increasing them to reach many students. He is also keen to use Sports Diplomacy to expand his students’ horizons,” the envoy said on Twitter.