Mombasa Governor, (Sultan) Ali Hassan Joho
Mombasa Governor, Ali Hassan Joho popularly known as Sultan Joho‘s problems deepen day after another. His recent wars with President Kenyatta is a clear indication that Mombasa politics are taking shape as Jubilee is hunting for coastal votes.
Recently, Sultan Joho was accused of evading tax and KRA directed Stanbic Bank to freeze his six accounts.
In fresh claims, Sultan Joho is being accused of faking his KCSE certificate and his degree. In his first certificate, Joho is said to have sat for his KNEC exams on the year 1992 and scored a C-. KNEC has so far come out with his results in which it is indicated that Joho sat for his KCSE in the year 1993 and scored a D-. The same KNEC that cleared him to vie for governorship in 2013.
- Who is behind the forgery?
Joho was ordered to appear at the Regional DCI Headquarters in Mombasa today but later replied thorough a letter that he’ll appear on Wednesday due to what he termed as confided prior commitments. Joho in a tweet said “I know I will be vindicated once again and this will never deter me from pursuing the transformation agenda for my people” .
The recent disruption of Joho’s rally in Kinango citing lack of notification clearly indicate how tight the battle for coastal votes is. Both Jubilee and NASA have severally held political rallies in Mombasa to get the numbers come August 8th general elections.
2. Who is ‘fighting’ Sultan Joho?
This battle has been intensified as Joho campaigns to counter Jubilee forays in the coast. The allegations of faking his degree and KCSE certificate are said to be politically driven to ‘kill’ him politically now that he’s seeking re-election for the moment gubernatorial seat come August.
Joho’s vision is to be the president of the Republic of Kenya come 2022 when he’ll battle out against Deputy President William Ruto.