Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju has spoken for the first time after surviving a freak accident about a month ago.

Tuju on Sunday, March 8 disclosed he suffered 12 broken ribs and three crushed vertebrae.

He also sustained head and neck injuries in the February 12 accident.

“I lost a lot of blood bleeding internally. You only survive by the grace of God. There is no other way. I have realized God loves me,” said Tuju in an interview with local publication.

”I don’t remember anything after that. I only found myself in bed in the UK, that’s when I recognized exactly where I was, “added Tuju.

He said he was making a steady recovery apart from the excruciating pain he has been experiencing for weeks due to his dislocated knee.

“I am on the mend. At least every day I make progress. I was in a wheelchair, then on two crutches, now I am able to manage with one crutch and this has progressively happened every day,” he said.

“The main challenge I have now is a lot of pain. It’s a lot of pain,” he said emphatically. That is something you don’t want to wish even on your worst enemy,” he added.

Tuju who was involved in an accident while heading to the burial of late President Daniel Moi jetted back in the country on Saturday, March 7 after staying in a UK hospital for two weeks.

Tuju had been flown to the UK for specialized treatment after sustaining serious injuries.


The CS’s car collided head-on with a matatu that was avoiding hitting another car along Nairobi-Nakuru highway.


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