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Gibson Gathu, actor of Vioja Mahakamani, requests medical assistance

Gibson Gathu has been suffering from kidney failure for two years now.

Gibson Gathu Mbugua is a household name to thousands of Kenyans due to his role in one of Kenya’s most iconic shows, Vioja Mahakamani. Vioja Mahakamani has been on the air for over 25 years and can be viewed on KBC Channel 1. Gibson is famous for playing the role of ‘attorney’ on the comedy drama show, a role he performed flawlessly for years. After battling diabetes for 20 years, Gibson’s kidneys are failing him and he urgently needs help.

The actor is the father of four children, three girls and a boy. He is also married to his wife of thirty years. Apart from Vioja Mahakamani, he has also played prominent roles in shows such as Varshita, Vitimbi, Jungu Kuu, Kivunja Mbavu, Mchezo wa Hadithi and a movie called The Air Up There. He has also been featured in several TV commercials

A medical appeal poster shared online says Gibson’s kidneys failed in 2020 and he is on dialysis twice a week. The appeal states that Gibson has a kidney donor but requires KSH 5-6 million for a kidney transplant scheduled for July 2022. A fundraiser is scheduled for June 11, 2022 at the Nairobi City Hall in from 2 p.m. Supporters and fans can send their contributions to Paybill No: 247247 Account No: 777626 Account Name: Gibson Gathu Mbugua.