Former President Of Kenya Flown To SA For Treatment

Former President Mwai Kibaki was Sunday evening flown out to South Africa for specialised treatment.

Kibaki left aboard a chartered flight that took off from Wilson airport.

According to a source close to the Kibakis, the former president had been rushed to Karen Hospital on Saturday night from his Muthaiga home in Nairobi after he reportedly developed complications arising from his 2002 accident.

In December 2002, Kibaki, the then Opposition presidential candidate was taken to the United Kingdom for treatment after he involved in an accident at the Machakos turnoff as his motorcade was coming from a campaign rally.

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He would be elected president later that year being sworn in as the country’s third president on December 30 2002.

The former President Kibaki’s family confirmed he was flown to South Africa for specialised medical treatment, after being taken ill.