Thursday, October 6, 2022

Sonko involved in near fist fight with Governor Joho

Drama unfolded in Mombasa after former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was involved in a near fist fight with outgoing Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho.

In a video making rounds on social media, Sonoko could be seen engaging in a heated argument with both the outgoing Governor and Mvita MP  Abdulswamad Nassir at one of the polling stations before residents intervened to get a glimpse of the drama.

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Sonko who addressed the media afterwards accused his political opponents of trying to steal votes at the stations by issuing bribes, allegations that are yet to be confirmed.

“They are planning to steal votes, we are done with such intimidation, they wanted us to leave and we will not be shaken,”¬†said Sonko.

Police were forced to intervene the situation and shoot in the air so as to disperse the crowd that was getting agitated.

Earlier during the day, the former Nairobi Governor who was in the company of fellow Kenya Kwanza politician Hassan Omar protested the alleged arrest of two politicians from their camp in the county.

They accused their opponents of resorting to intimidations as they vowed to remain put and ensure that everything runs smoothly in the region.

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Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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