Good news for loved ones and Migori people as doctors have given an assurance that the Migori Woman Representative is in a stable condition
Before being transferred from Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu to Nairobi Hospital on Sunday, the legislator, who addressed a group of people, said she was well.
Migori Woman Representative Pamela Odhiambo survived a grisly road accident on Sunday morning but her bodyguard Fred Owich died at the scene.
They were travelling to Homa Bay to join Baringo Senator Gideon Moi at a fundraiser for women traders.Pamela Odhiambo and her driver have been rushed to a Kisumu hospital where they are receiving treatment.
The unfortunate road accident occurred at Winyo on the Homa Bay Rongo highway.
Her driver was trying to avoid hitting a boda boda rider when he lost control of the vehicle. Rongo OCPD Peter Kirui said the double cabin vehicle they were travelling in veered off the road at around 8 am and rolled several times.
The woman representative and two other occupants sustained chest injuries and were taken to Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu County, Mr Nthenge said.The bodyguard’s loaded pistol was taken from the scene.
Via Twitter, Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga said, “We have received disturbing news about … the grisly road accident.
“I wish the MP quick recovery. My deep and sincere condolences to the family of Dr Odhiambo’s bodyguard.”
Dr Odhiambo is currently receiving treatment at Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu.
Aga Khan, Kisumu Medical Superintendent Dr Sam Oula, had said that the legislator was undergoing various scans to establish if she suffered internal injuries. Three other passengers who were in the vehicle at the time of the accident are also undergoing treatment at the Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu. They are Mr Duncan Rachuonyo (Woman Rep’s Communications Officer), Mr Dan Amoko (Migori County Coordinator Affirmative Officer) and the driver Mr Ouma.