By Wanja Waweru
Kenyan journalist Emmanuel Igunza of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) shared on social media how he nearly passed away on December 2, 2022, while being admitted to the hospital for surgery.
The television celebrity described how two blood clots were found in his lungs and that this led to the scheduling of his surgery.
“Still in shock over the last 24 hours. Friday started normal but by the end of the day, I was in ICU (intensive care unit) ward after a procedure to deal with two clots that doctors discovered in both my lungs.
Thanking God for life. Quick actions by the cardiology team at MP Shah Hospital was impressive and crucial.
The clots could have been deadly. Hopefully will be out in a couple of days as doctors say procedure went well,” Mr Igunza narrated on December 3, 2022.
Following his revelation, Emmanuel Igunza’s friends and followers sent him their best wishes for his recovery.
“Bro, we thank God for your life. May each new day bring you closer to a full and speedy recovery!” said VOA News journalist Kennedy Wandera.
“Wow! Sending you lots of healing vibes,” said PR guru Gina Din.
“Glad to hear that your life was preserved Emmanuel. Wishing you a speedy recovery,” added Shingai Nyoka.