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Joho Changes His Mind and Makes a Political U-Turn

President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga’s unprecedented truce continues to win more hearts and now Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho ,for the first time in his political career, has said he is ready to work with the Jubilee government.
Joho ,a fierce critic of President Kenyatta, had made it difficult in his tenure for Jubilee administration to penetrate Mombasa County.

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In an exclusive interview with The Sunday Standard, Joho said after Kenyatta’s ceasefire agreement with Mr Odinga, he was now ready to engage with the ruling regime for the benefit of the people of Mombasa.

“Raila is my party leader and he has a made a move which I believe is in the best interest of the country. As a deputy leader in ODM I side with him; I am willing to engage Jubilee government on development,” Joho was quoted by The Standard.

Speaking on phone from Estonia where he led a delegation from the county in an investment meeting, the ODM deputy party leader said that now that ODM had agreed to work with the State, key projects should be felt in the region.

Immediately after President Kenyatta’s meeting with Raila at Harambee House, the flamboyant Governor said in a series of tweets that he welcomed the pact:

In yet another tweet, he extended a hand of cooperation to colleagues from the opposing coalition:

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