The wife to the late Citizen Tv actor Papa Shirandura might sue Karen hospital for neglecting her husband who needed emergency response on Saturday.
Speaking during the burial ceremony yesterday, the wife said that, the staffs at the hospital only concentrated on taking the COVID-19 tests but ignored the others like Malaria.
“For now l cannot say anything about his illness until we sit with the hospital. I’ll travel to Nairobi and together with his wife, we shall engage a lawyer to get the proper information from the hospital,” he said.
She said that, immediately after the burial, she and family lawyer and close relative will travel to Nairobi and seek an audience with the hospital.
She told mourners that the hospital staff dragged their feet in attending t her husband and they didn’t consider the situation emergency.
“They didn’t consider the situation emergency and this led to his death and immediately after the burial we will seek an audience with the hospital management,” she said.
“When he went to the hospital, he requested for three tests of malaria, pneumonia and Covid-19 but the hospital concentrated only on COVID and ignored the rest,” Ms Andega added.
Close family members said that he was at his village in the western region when he developed breathing problem and he died upon arrival at Karen hospital.
His body arrived in Busia at 3 am according to blogger Robert Alai who posted on his Facebook page.
The iconic actor gained fame from his Thursday night comedy series on Citizen TV, Papa ShiranduRa. The burial will be attended by a few family members.
During the burial, everyone especially those from Nairobi was isolated in a separate tent and locals were warned of interacting with them to avoid contracting the disease.
The ministry of health official couldn’t waste any chance as they could be seen spraying CITIZEN Radio bus thoroughly as it was used to staffs to ferry the mourners. Locals were strictly told not to mingle with them.