Popular event organizer and survivor Kevin Ombajo, popularly know as Big Kev is back in the country from a surgery in India. Big Kev had gone in for the surgery on October 10th, 2016 after he was diagnosed with recurrent meningioma and two blood clots. The doctors managed to remove 5 tumors bringing the total number of tumors he has had to be removed from his head to 13!
The TrueBlaq CEO was diagnosed with a tumor back in 2010, prompting a surgery to remove the non-cancerous tumor from his brain which caused paralysis on the whole left side of his body. He however recovered after undergoing physiotherapy and receiving very heavy medication.
In 2013, he decided to make his ailment and treatment public following speculations that he had cancer and wouldn’t make it, among other things. Big Kev has consistently wrestled the disease and is confident in winning. He remains positive and has been offering encouragement to those afflicted in both directly and indirectly through his social media posts.
In a post on his Facebook account, Big Kev gives details about how the paralysis has forced him into having to wear a diaper during travel and his regimen for a quick recovery.
Get well soon Big Kev!