Joho wants to succeed Raila, says Analyst
20 September 2016, 10:55
Mombasa - Mombasa Governor, Hassan Joho is not campaigning for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga to ascend to the presidency, Political analyst Danstan Omari has said.
Omari said that what Joho is currently doing is to prepare the ground so that he can inherit the Raila's constituency and use them to ascend to the presidency in the 2022 elections.
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"Joho is trying to inherit the support from Raila Odinga's constituencies so that he can use the numbers to ascend to power in the 2022," he said.
Last week, Joho vowed to spearhead the campaign for the former Prime Minister in the whole republic, a move that has raised eyebrows within Cord.
"I will campaign for Raila Odinga in the whole country to ensure that he ascends to the presidency in the 2017," Joho said while addressing an ODM rally to mark the party's 10th anniversary.
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