Retired President Mwai Kibaki is scheduled for a surgery on Thursday to remove a blood clot in one of his veins.
Mr Kibaki’s condition was on Tuesday revealed by doctors at the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in South Africa who said he has a blood clot in a vein on his neck.
Nonetheless, doctors attending to the former head of state are said to have expressed hope noting that the clot was traced on time and in a safe part of his body.
A close associate of the Kibaki family was upbeat about Mr Kibaki’s condition, saying “he is much better than when he left the country” and that he is able to talk and move around.
Reports indicate that Mr Kibaki is admitted in Aloe Ward on the hospital’s second floor, under tight security by Kenyan security personnel. Only his family members are allowed to see him
He was flown to South Africa For specialized treatment on Sunday evening after being admitted at Karen Hospital For few hours.