Kenyan Musician who Kenyans begged Uhuru to save now paralyzed

Kenyan musician Maureen Otiu, popularly known as Lady Maureen, has been hospitalized after she was diagnosed with hypotension which has left her paralysed.

Just a few months ago, the singer and a 15 band members were arrested for entering Tanzania without travel documents. They were arraigned in the High Court in Mwanza where they were given a bail of KSh35,000 each. Kenyans then, asked President Uhuru to help the band that was locked down.

Rushed to hospital

News reaching Ghafla indicate that the Lady Maureen underwent a surgery on Saturday but has a growth on her back.

“We rushed her to the nearest hospital in Harambee Sacco estate where she lives, but after examinations, the hospital referred her to St Francis Community in Kasarani,” Maureen’s friend shared.

On Valentines Day, the singer collapsed on stage while preparing to perform during her debut album launch event in Umoja One, Nairobi.

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