Kibera member of parliament Kenneth Okoth is battling colorectal cancer stage 4.

Colorectal cancer is also known as colon cancer. It is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine)

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Earlier today, he shared a photo updating Kenyans about his health, leaving many moved.

Kenneth Okoth
Kibera MP Kenneth Okoth

He captioned the above photo:

Napambana na hali yangu kabisa. Chemo drugs brutal on the skin and immunity system. #CancerAwareness #WeShallOvercome.

The politician has been praised for his bravery and his supporters are calling upon Kenyans to pray for him. Check out warm messages from Kenyans:

MP Yusuf Hassan: Dearest Ken, Our thoughts are with you as you battle with this disease.The whole of Kenya is behind you and sends you strength. You’re a fighter and I’ve no doubt that you will defeat it and emerge the victor. Be strong and courageous.

Hon Florence Mutua: May God the true healer touch you Mhesh. We have you in constant prayer

Mukami wa Embu: Kibra MP Hon Ken Okoth strongly battling Cancer. Quick recovery Mhesh

Festo Mutua: My prayers goes out to Kibra MP Kenneth Okoth. I declare he shall be healed.

Hon Wafula Mukhebo: Get well soon my young brother Hon.Kenneth Okoth-Mp Kibra. Cancer is indeed a national ailment that is milking great minds down to the grave. Something need to be done in harnest

Francis Gachuiri: I pray for Hon Ken Okoth. He’s a fine gentleman and a great leader. He’s done a good job in Kibra. May the Lord graciously favour him with good health.

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Duncan Oalo: In this I put Hon. Kenneth Okoth in my prayers. One of the best leaders of our generation but down by Cancer. May Gods healing hands reach him.

Kenya West: I admire the bravery in Ken Okoth’s battle with cancer, here’s a man not afraid to document his journey unlike many public officials who hide it all.  He doesn’t shop for sympathy instead inspires many, many have defeated it, so he will, keep going Sir. Keeping you in prayers

Bernard Otieno: Good morning fellow Kenyans, I urge you to very kindly join us in praying for Kibra Mp Hon Ken Okoth who is battling to overcome terrible Cancer disease. Your single prayer could make a difference.