After the video of ailing former boxing champion Congestina Achieng went viral on social media earlier on this week, Nairobi County governor Mike Sonko has today morning come to her rescue.
"Conje"as is popularly known is expected to be airlifted from her rural home in Siaya for treatment in Nairobi.
In his Official Facebook page, the governor had this to say:
"I was touched by Congestina’s plight after a video of her current state went viral on the social media.
My team led by the Nairobi City County Government sports board is leading the mission to airlift the veteran boxer who brought pride to the nation by winning several international boxing titles.
I’ll personally ensure Congestina is fully treated and rehabilitated, before she’s assisted to get a stable job to enable her become financially independent."
We wish her a Quick Recovery.
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