Outspoken Elgeyo Marakwet Senator, Kipchumba Murkomen, was on Monday, September 16, rushed to hospital after he sustained an injury during a football match.
The legislator sustained an injury during a match between senators and Kitui MCA’s at Kitui Showground.
The Senate majority leader was picked by an ambulance and taken to Neema Hospital for treatment.
On his Facebook page, he stated that he had been referred to Nairobi for a small procedure after he hurt his right shoulder
“Today, in a football match between Senate and Kitui County Assembly, I fell down and landed on my right shoulder tearing my tendons,” he wrote.
“I thank Dr. Matu of Jordan Hospital, paramedics and Senate first aid team for attending to me. I have been referred to Nairobi for a small procedure. I will be back because I love this game.”
The Senate team snatched the win by a goal, with the match ending at 3-2.