ODM has come out guns blazing in the ongoing war of words between leaders in the different political divide. Leaders allied to Deputy President William Ruto, including Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi, Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa and Nandi Governor Stephen Sang had accused Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho of being a drug trafficker and on Tuesday, Nandi Governor Stephen Sang took the accusations a notch higher, with many harsh words leveled against the Mombasa Governor, “This fraudster Hassan Joho, the purported Governor of Mombasa County must not divert our attention from serious criminal issues we have raised against him. It’s clear that Hassan Joho is not only desperate to save his skin but somehow to maintain his warped madness and delusion that he is in the same league as the Deputy President,” said Sang.
On Wednesday, ODM MPs bit back, and Suna East MP Junet Mohamed said Governor Sang should stick to Nandi politics and that it’s already known who sent the leaders to attack Joho. “We are going to respond to them with facts, we are not desperate as them, we know the desperation they are going through as people who had thought the have power and now they are just loitering in town as ordinary Kenyans. The ODM MP said the leaders who were busy campaigning ahead of the 2022 elections have been affected by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move to appoint Interior CS Fred Matiang’i to oversee the government’s development projects, “Now Kenyans have an opportunity to get development regardless of who they think of supporting in 2022. This has however killed may careers including Stephen Sang.”
He said the leaders who attacked Governor Joho have broken a political rule, of revealing who their master is as they fulfill his orders, “We know the person who sent them, we know the problem they have, we know they see the Governor as a threat in the 2022 elections,” said Junet. He further said Joho has asked his accusers to substantiate the drug trafficking claims through the court and has also written to Interpol.