CS Ababu Namwamba

Youth Affairs, Creative Economy, and Sports CS Ababu Namwamba has broken his Silence following the virality of a video where a lady and an armed man could be seen harassing staff at a hospital using his name.


The video in question was allegedly filmed at Port Victoria in Busia County where Namwamba comes from.

The lady in question could be seen harassing and disrespecting staff at the said facility while demanding that they attend to her patient with immediate effect

At some point, she threatens to call CS Namwamba if they don’t do as she demands. Reports indicate that the two were demanding preferential treatment after arriving at the hospital with an injured patient.


The short clip documents a chaotic scene as the two are heard verbally abusing medical staff at the facility as they scatter things around.

Namwamba has now issued a statement distancing himself from the two. The CS made it clear that the actions associated with him in the said video do not align with his values or commitment to public service.


“I want to directly address the recent discussions surrounding my name. The actions associated with me do not align with my values or commitment to public service. I unequivocally condemn any behavior against principles of integrity,” Namwamba said in part.

He went on to state that an investigation into the said incident is underway and decisive actions will be taken to rectify any wrongdoing.

“I am thoroughly investigating these allegations and will take decisive actions to rectify any wrongdoing. My commitment to serving you remains unwavering, and I am dedicated to rebuilding trust through transparency and corrective measures. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging time,” Namwamba said.

KMPDU National sectary General Chief Executive Officer Davji Bhimji Atellah also condemned the incident.

"This is rudimentary, illegal, and immoral. The attitude and actions of politicians and their cronies to threaten healthcare workers at their place of work should be curtailed. The safety of healthcare workers is threatened in such facilities. The perpetrators of this heinous act should be brought to book urgently," Davji said.

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