Kivutha Kibwana, the Governor of Makueni County, celebrated his 67th birthday on Sunday (13th June) where he announced that he had undergone successful surgery and he was recovering.
This was after doctors operated on him to remove a growth in his back that had been a thorn in his flesh for years, Kibwana thanked God for the successful operation.
“I thank the Almighty for my successful surgery, continuing recovery, and today 67 years of life. Happy birthday to all my birth mates.” Kibwana in a Tweet said.
In an exclusive interview with a daily last week, Kibwana said he had been suffering from general body pains, including pain in his abdomen, back, kidney, arms, and legs, as well as headaches, for more than a year.
He spent 11 days at the Nairobi Hospital as doctors operated on his back after he complained of strange symptoms recently.
Kenyans have wished Governor Kivutha a happy birthday and a speedy recovery. Below are some of their quick recovery and happy birthday messages.
Senator Milicent Omanga said, “Happy birthday prof. May God’s providence shine upon you.”
Sen Mutula Kilonzo Jnr said, “Happy birthday my governor, May you blossom in your new year! Keep glowing as you serve the great people of Makueni County.
William Maema said, “Happy birthday Mwalimu, many happy returns. Wishing you a quick and full recovery. This country needs many more of the likes of you but they are sadly very few.”