News Presenter during 1982 attempted Coup appeals for Help


Veteran radio and TV presenter Leonard Mambo Mbotela is appealing for assistance in offsetting his medical bill at The Nairobi South Hospital where he is presently receiving treatment.

“He is due for discharge Friday November 13, 2020 as per the doctor’s recommendations to continue with homecare treatment,” said Mr. Mutavi, the hospital’s Human Resources Manager.

“The medical bills have accumulated to Ksh.1,105,498.78 as of today and have to be cleared upon discharge. Any assistance given towards offsetting this bill will be highly appreciated.”

Leonard Mambo Mbotela is also renowned for being picked during the failed coup attempt by Kenya Air Force officers from his house at Government Quarters in Ngara and taken to Voice of Kenya (now KBC) studios long Harry Thuku road at gunpoint and ordered to read a script that declared that Moi’s government had been overthrown.


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