‘Jadudi’ thanks Kenyans for brain surgery

Emmanuel Otieno, a brain cancer survivor, also known as Jadudi, during an interview at Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel in Nairobi on October 2, 2015. He arrived in the country after a fourth successful brain surgery abroad. PHOTO | JAMES EKWAM | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Jadudi, 22, who is a beneficiary of Kenyans’ generosity was all smiles as he conveyed his gratitude during a press conference at Villa Rosa Kempinski.
  • Jadudi’s struggle with brain cancer started in 2012 and after three surgeries, he sought help from the cancer foundation and writer Jackson Biko, who blogged about his journey, consequently launching an online funds drive.
  • He then went for ten cyberknife sessions, with the last one being on Tuesday this week before flying back home on Thursday evening.

University student Emmanuel Otieno popularly known as ‘Jadudi’, arrived back in the country on Thursday evening after a fourth successful brain surgery abroad.


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