Kenyans mourn Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso

By Fay Ngina | Monday, Jul 29th 2019 at 16:25
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Kenyans are mourning after Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso was pronounced dead on 29 July 2019 at the age of 58.

Her death announcement comes hours after the Governor was taken into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Nairobi hospital to continue with medication.

While in London, Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Kenya’s High Commissioner to the U.K Manoah Esipisu paid a visit to the hospitalized Governor.

The news has shocked many Kenyans on social media who were praying for her recovery.

Netizens took to social media to give their condolences to Laboso’s family. 

Never been this shockedJoyce Laboso????????????????,why what!!My condolences to our neighbors,Bomet County#RipLaboso One day CANCER will also DIE — Kerry ???????? (@kerubo_hillary) July 29, 2019

Bomet governor Hon Joyce Laboso has just died of cancer????????what a sad moment to Bomets residents and Kenya fraternity as a whole #ripjoycelaboso we didint expect this why so early go well mheshimiwa — AnyaokuIsaiah (@AnyaokuI) July 29, 2019

BREAKING:After a tough battle with Cancer, Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso passes on at Nairobi hospital aged 58. My prayers to the Bomet county people aswell as friends. it will be well ???????? — CYMOH ™???????? ? (@ProfCymOhAFC) July 29, 2019

What a sad monday! Joyce Laboso rests after a fierce and brave battle with cancer. I relished commenting on your victory during the election coverage. You were such a force to reckon with! And you still be remembered for that! Rest with the Angels. @K24Tv @Eddahs_Hope — Anjlee Gadhvi (@AnjleeGadhvi) July 29, 2019

BREAKING NEWSWhat a sad ???? week, we have barely buried ken okoth now Joyce laboso is goneThis is shuddering,breaking , piercing,traumatising,so painfulOne of the few strong women leaders is gone, fare thee well mama #riplaboso @KTNKenya @citizentvkenya — James Wambua™????????© (@wambuajames_) July 29, 2019

It is so sad to learn the untimely demise of the most humble Governor Dr. Joyce Laboso. We have lost an ambitious icon and great leader. You will forever remain an inspiration to many. Shine on your way #RIPLaboso

— KASITI????????™ (@iamkasiti) July 29, 2019

Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso has passed on. She has been battling cancer! What a sad week! Ken Okoth and now Laboso! It's just barely a decade since we buried sister Lorna Laboso! A very good personality who loved everybody. Rest in power Mama #RIPLaboso — Abuga Makori EGH, MBE (@o_abuga) July 29, 2019

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