Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho is admitted at Mombasa Hospital, his communications director Richard Chacha said.
The Mombasa County boss was visited by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo at the hospital on Friday.
Joho fell sick on Thursday and after visiting the hospital doctors recommended he be admitted for further checkup.
He is said to have been suffering from Malaria but is expected to be discharged on Friday, November 8 according to his communications team.
Reactor review team wishes him a quick recovery.