Joho picks varsity lecturer as running mate for August polls

Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho and his running mate William Kingi PHOTO Brian Osweta

Mombasa,KENYA: Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has picked Dr William Kingi, a Senior Lecturer at the Technical University of Mombasa as his running mate for the gubernatorial race in the August 8 general election.

Joho stated that he settled for the 47 year old Kingi as his running mate owing to his vast experience in administrative issues and immense contribution to matters affecting people of Mombasa and the wider Coast residents.

“I am pleased to state that after consulting stakeholders and the people of Mombasa, I have settled on Dr William Kingi as my running mate in my race to continue serving the people of Mombasa as their Governor,” Governor Joho said.

Dr Kingi is married to Ruth Kache.

Joho fell out with his Deputy Hazel Katana who later ditched ODM for Jubilee.

She will vie for Mombasa county senator after clinching the jubilee ticke it the party primaries.