Balala, Joho and Kingi in political unity pledge - 6 months ago, 9 Aug 21:59
Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala hosted his former political nemeses, Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and Kilifi’s Amason Kingi, at his NSSF Building office in Nairobi in what could herald a new dawn for the Coast region's fortunes politically and economically.
Mr Kingi and Mr Joho are also said to have separately met ODM leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi and agreed to promote the Building Bridges Initiative to unite the country. Mr Joho also rescheduled his planned meeting with ward representatives set for Friday in Mombasa to next week on Wednesday.
Mr Balala, Mr Joho and Mr Kingi are regarded as the Coast's top politicians with huge influence but they have not close due to pre-March 9 rivalry between Jubilee and ODM and their fight for the control of the region's political.
Long-serving CS Balala is the only from the coast and holds a key docket as the region's economic ...
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