Woes rocking the family of Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama persists following the hospitalization of one of his sons,Hivisasa.com reports.
This comes days after the governor was flown to the US for specialized treatment over failing limbs.
Nyagarama left the country on Friday after handing over his duties,albeit temporarily, to his deputy Amos Nyaribo.
This is the first time the family of the ODM governor is dealing with serious health issues since their medical history indicates otherwise.
A senior government official, who spoke to the online magazine in anonymity, said Nyagarama’s son, Ndemo Nyagarama, is now under life support at Nairobi Hospital condition of his health worsened.
“I can confirm that Ndemo is under Life Support. He is suffering from Fungal Meningitis which is at advanced stages.
“At the moment, it is dangerous even for the father to know because it might even worsen his health,” said the source.
Mr Ndemo’s health status is in public domain.His sister, Emily Nyagarama, had sometime back confirmed that he was undergoing treatment.
A section of leaders from Nyamira County have asked locals to support and pray for the family of Governor Nyagarama following the misfortunes.