Embattled former Kiambu Governor Ferdinard Ndungu Waititu, also known as Baba Yao has allegedly tested positive for the Novel Covid-19.
His lawyer confirmed on Monday that the Kenyan politician who served as the second governor of Kiambu County from 2017 to January 2020 has been unwell for over a week.
“We are not ready to proceed. Waititu has been unwell since last week and I am informed that he exhibited symptoms and was directed to take the test which confirmed the position of COVID-19.” the lawyer, John Swanka said while appearing in court for the hearing of the embattled ex-governors Sh580 million graft case.
“Before he can mingle up with the public he was asked to isolate himself,” the lawyer stated.
The lawyer also provided a medical report from Lancet Laboratories.
Waititu, his wife Susan Wangari and eight others are charged with the irregular awarding of tenders amounting to Sh580 million