Edwin Langat passed on as he was receiving treatment at a hospital in Eldoret. Earlier on Edwin had become popular after the state of his health went viral. The Nairobi university graduate had developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) an incurable condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves. Friends and family had put up an online campaign to raise funds for his treatment but he succumbed to the disease after being admitted in ICU for more than five months.
Here is, Edu’s Wife Faith Cheruto’s heartbreaking story of what she has had to endure during this trying period.
Edwin was a promising engineer who had graduated with first class honors in Biosystems Engineering. He had received 3 scholarship offers to undertake his Masters in Europe and was currently working with a Chinese firm in Nairobi.