Even before tears in eyes of Kenyans has vaporized, more floods flocked in today afternoon after news that Hon. Joyce Laboso, 2rd Governor of Bomet has succumb to cancer. Joyce Laboso, former MP for Soitik succumbed to Colon cancer at Nairobi Hospital this afternoon after battling the dreary disease for two years. This battle had seen the deceased visit several hospitals around the world including London and India hospitals where she had arrived from two weeks ago.
Laboso’s death triples shreds of tears Kenyans have shed in a single month as a result death of prolific Kenyans due to cancer. 3 weeks ago, Kenyans woke up to shocking news about death Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore who succumbed to Leukemia. Sorrow inflicted on Kenyans knew no bounds as thousands took to their social media accounts to wish the top notch administrator who saw flourishing of Safaricom RIP.
Barely 3 days ago Kenyans again were mourning and still mourning after death of Hon. Ken Okoth. Ken Okoth, MP for Kibera South, on Thursday last week fared well to the world after battling colorectal cancer for months. Hon. Laboso’s death comes even before burial of Ken Okoth.
The recent deaths as a result of cancer has sparked a debate on efforts put by Kenyan government to control cancer. Has the government done enough? What needs to be done?