Raila Odinga is in Kilifi for his coastal tour which kicked off on Monday to popularize BBI ahead of its referendum, Raila Odinga visited Taita Taveta on Monday, his key allies Junet Mohammed, Babu Owino, and other ODM MPs have accompanied Raila to the coastal tour.
However his deputy party leader and Mombasa county governor Ali Hassan Joho are missing in action, this comes shortly after the governor declared interest to be ODM’S flag bearer in 2022. Kakamega governor Oparanya also applied to be the party’s flag bearer.
On Tuesday when Raila Odinga was in Voi, the governor was held up in a meeting with the German ambassador to Kenya Annet Gunther in his Mombasa offices, Joho said that the discussion held with the ambassador was to enhance the partnership between Mombasa and Germany in sectors of education, tourism, and commerce.
On Wednesday Jaguar made a post of himself in a meeting with governor Joho and other leaders keeping in mind that jaguar is a member of the troubled Jubilee party. At the same time when Joho was meeting jaguar, ODM Party Facebook was streaming live from Malindi where Raila was addressing residents.
Several social media users questioned the governor why he missed ODM’s tour to the coast region, is the governor planning to leave ODM?.
Joho is on record saying that in 2022 he will vie for presidency and on his latest of applying to be the ODM party flag bearer, Joho is keeping his words.