Mombasa,KENYA: Jubilee leaders in Mombasa have assured Mombasa residents of economic stabilization in the next administration in order to uplift the living standards of the people.
Speaking at the Tononoka grounds on Saturday, the Mombasa gubernatorial aspirant Suleiman Shahbal said unemployment has been so rampant in the current administration and promised to solve the issue.
Shahbal said Mombasa is currently undergoing a strong political wind of change spearheaded by Jubilee.
He rubbished claims that the county is a CORD zone and promised that Jubilee is ready to bring the change that Mombasa residents have yearned for.
“I want to tell those people saying that Mombasa is CORD cord zone that they should be prepared for a tough political battle.” Shahbal said
On the other hand, Mombasa deputy governor Hazel Katana who recently decamped to jubilee from CORD urged all women aspirants to move on without fear stressing that they are fulfilling their constitutional right.
Concerning the party nominations on the jubilee ticket, Hazel said the nominations will be free and fair to all women aspirants.
“Jubilee party nominations will be free and fair to all our aspirants.” She added.
Likoni legislator Masoud Mwahima who was elected in 2013 on an ODM ticket but has not officially declared the party his is vying with in August also attended the Tononoka preparation rally.
The opposition has always claimed that the Coast region is a CORD zone, a point that has been strongly refuted by the Jubilee leaders.
Jubilee is expected to hold a public rally on Sunday at the Tononoka Ground in Mombasa that will be presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy Willliam Ruto.
The rally comes just a week after the Mombasa governor Hassan Joho who is a vocal critic of the jubilee government held rallies all over the county after landing in the country from the United States.