Nassir picks Thoya as running mate

Francis Thoya photo: youtube

Mombasa Governor aspirant AbdulSwamad Sharrif Nassir has picked Francis Thoya to be his running mate.

Until his nomination, Thoya was a director for the United Kingdom’s (UK) Department for International Development (DFID).

He hails from the Mijikenda community who are the majority voters in Mombasa County.

Thoya who is a former CEC in  Ali Hassan Joho’s cabinet was unveiled on Tuesday at Serani grounds in Mombasa County.

The Abdulswamad-Thoya ticket will not battle it out with the Wiper’s Mike Sonko-Mbogo and UDA’s Omar Sarai-Selina Maitha ticket.