Gov’t reinstates Governor Joho and Kingi’s security detail


Mombasa,KENYA: The security detail of Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho and his Kilifi counterpart Amason Kingi has been reinstated.

Police say the guards have been reinstated following changes in the County Police department.

However, the police did not give reasons for recalling the security of the two Governors for three days.

It is yet to be established whether the Governors chase cars will also be reinstated.

Last week, opposition Mps protested against the withdrawal of security personnel attached to the governors

Led by  Mvita Mp Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir,William Kamoti(Rabai) Suleiman Dori (Msabweni) Rashid Bedzimba (Kisauni) and Mombasa Women rep Mishi Juma Mboko, the said they did not know the reason why  Joho’s security was withdrawn.

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‘He said officers including his personal bodyguard, officer attached to his residence and security officer in-charge of governors’ office,’ said the Mvita MP.

Mombasa Women Rep Mishi Mboko said the government would be held responsible in case anything happened to Joho.

Additional reporting by George Otieno