Comedian Chipukeezy’s show that was set for Saturday, August 5 has been postponed indefinitely, after the comedian was admitted to the hospital.
Speaking in an interview, digital strategist Dennis Itumbi said that organizers of the show cancelled it after discussions with the doctors.
“As you are aware we were to have the Chipukeezy show on August 5. However, following our briefing with the doctors and surgeons, we have decided to postpone that show. We have asked him to agree to postpone,” Itumbi explained.
Furthermore, regarding the health status of Chipukeezy, Itumbi said the comedian has stomach complications and that he was responding well to medication.
“We are at Nairobi West Hospital, Chipukeezy or Vincent Mwasia, was admitted here last night. We are happy about the progress so far of his medication. He has been out the machines. He is now in general ward,” Itumbi revealed.
Chipukeezy had announced the event dubbed “Ten Toes Dow” in July which was to take place at Mt. Kenya University, Mwai Kibaki Convention Hall.
However due to his condition, Itumbi assured the comedian’s fans that a new date will be announced once he is out of hospital.
Chipukezy’s social media handles through Duke Mike penned a message to Kenyans and his fans appreciating them for the support they have gotten for the last years.
“Due to this unprecedented, unavoidable and overwhelming health situation, we regrettably have to postpone Chipukeezy’s upcoming decade celebratory event to a later date that will be communicated in due course after he fully recuperates.
Your understanding, patience and support are very much appreciated. We really rally for your prayers during this trying time,” his Instagram page read.
Chipukeezy, whose real name is Vincent Mwasia Mutua is an established comedian and media personality.
He is also currently a member of the board of directors at the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA).
Moreover, he also works closely with the Kenya Kwanza government as a Master of Ceremony especially at youth national events.