Royal Media journalist Kaitano Nyongesa is being treated at Friends Lugulu Mission Hospital, Webuye, Bungoma County afterwards be involved in a traffic accident.
Nyongesa was involved in the accident on Saturday, November 19 before she was rushed to hospital. Details of the accident were scarce.
Tongan Member of Parliament John Chikati visited the Sulwe FM rreporter at the hospital, before giving an update on his condition.
Tongan Member of Parliament John Chikati and Kaitano Nyongesa at Friends Lugulu mission Hospital on Sunday, November 20, 2022
Member of Parliament John Chikati
Seen in photos UKTN.co.keNyongesa was seen sitting on the hospital bed with the MP talking to him.
“This morning, together with my team, we checked Kaitano Nyongesa Sulwe FM reporter who was involved in an accident yesterday. He is currently in the recovery process at Friends Lugulu Mission Hospital. We wish you a speedy recovery brother,” he wrote on Facebook.
Webuye East MP Martin Pepela also visited the journalist and wished him a speedy recovery.
“Today Hon MP Webuye East Martin Pepela visited Sulwe FM reporter Kaitano Nyongesa at Lugulu Hospital who is recovering from a traffic accident last night at Wabukhonyi Market,” he said.
The legislator took the opportunity to call on all boda boda drivers to be vigilant on the road.
“Painful to me, a good friend to fast and direct news coverage, may our healing God extend a healing hand to him, and I wish him a speedy recovery,” Nyongesa’s close friend stated.
Nyongesa acts as a ground reporter and correspondent at Royal Media Services. He’s a reporter Sulwe FM and also prescribes Burger digital.
Royal Media Services has nine local radio stations including Ramogi FM, Inooro FM, Musyi FM, Chamgei FM, Muuga FM, Egesa FM, Mulembe FM, Wimwaro FM and Sulwe FM.
Saturday’s incident adds to the ever-rising accident statistics on Kenyan roads. As of September 26, the country had recorded more accidents in 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, according to the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).
The number of road fatalities rose by 7.8 percent between January and September. Last year, 3,286 deaths were recorded compared to 3,541 this year during the same period, with pedestrians being the majority of casualties.
Sulwe FM Kaitano Nyongesa and journalist Rehema Mutios at a previous event on March 5, 2022
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