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Baba Chungwa's shanty house draws pity from Kenyans
By Wambui Mbuthia | Updated Nov 13, 2017 at 14:46 EAT
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Nicholas in a past rally
SUMMARY
  • Popular ODM supporter 'Baba Chungwa' has been discharged from hospital after a month since he was run over by a car during anti-IEBC protests.
  • Nicholas was taken back to his humble home which has caught the attention of Kenyans, with many asking NASA leaders to move him to a better place.

Famous Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) supporter Nicholas Owino has been discharged from hospital after being there for a month.

Nicholas, popularly known as Baba Chungwa is a famous for attending political rallies in his ODM attire and a head ornament made of oranges.

He was first taken to Kenyatta hospital by Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris after being run over by a Prado on October 9 during anti-IEB demos among three other supporters.

He needed multiple surgeries from the multiple fractures he suffered when the vehicle ran over him.

Baba Chungwa was later moved to a hospital in Kisumu by Daughters of Raila and NASA volunteers after calling on Kenyans to help him.


He claimed that Kenyatta hospital had abandoned him.

Passaris today posted a live video of Baba Chungwa going back to his house.

The video, in which Baba Chungwa is sporting a National Resistance Movement (NRM) t-shirt shows the interior of his scanty house.

Here are Passaris' tweets;

FINALLY BABA CHUNGWA HAS ARRIVED AT HIS HOME https://t.co/RDci9kbZth— Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) November 13, 2017

BABA CHUNGWA AFIKA NYUMBANI KUTOKA KISUMU https://t.co/EKs3wptXWS— Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) November 13, 2017

The scantiness of the house caught the attention of Kenyans on twitter who thanked Passaris for following up and requested her to move Nicholas to a better residence.

Here are their responses; 

This is amazing! May God restore his health fully.My prayer is also that Baba if possible could bless Baba Chungwa with better residence. ????????— Iveta Lemo (@IvetaLemo) November 13, 2017

Beautiful soul you are Mama county service to humanity is in you,Gig up for the good job its admirable— Beryl Sylvia (@BerylOduor) November 13, 2017

@EstherPassaris we love you and we know you are able... Now relocate baba chungwa to a better place...#resist— @Orare (@geraldorare2015) November 13, 2017

Mama county please relocate baba chungwa to a conducive place.and you make a follow up cz I believe he was a breadwinner in his family.— Patrick Igane (@IganePatrick) November 13, 2017

Too worried of his home condition...Someone should assist him outside that place.— Obadiah Rono (@obadiahrono35) November 13, 2017

Relocate him to a better place or set up an @AIRTEL_KE playbill number we @CoalitionNASAKe tutachangia— MASAVA SENIOR (@surabiad) November 13, 2017

Thanks Mamataa, kindly reconsider relocating baba chungwa to a better place . Get well baba chungwa— JayPomware (@MbeniaJOmware) November 13, 2017

May he regain stable health and be part of resistance movement again...Quick recovery baba chungwa— Edwin Adera (@EdwinAdera) November 13, 2017

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