Governor Hassan Joho and other leaders address his supporters after recording statement at DCI offices in Mombasa on 29th March 2017/FILE
BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,30TH MARCH 2017-Mombasa governor Hassan Joho has postponed the meeting which he had intended to hold in kibera in Nairobi Thursday.According to a dispatch from his office ,the governor taken the move so as to allow Kenyans follow the 2017/18 budget estimates to be tabled in parliament on Thursday starting 3pm by CS treasury Henry Rotich.Kenyans have their eye and expectations glued to Rotich as he presents the estimates amounting to ksh 2.6 trillion .Since the budget is an important part of kenyans the governor thought it was only prudent to push his meeting to another day.
The meeting expectations
Governor Joho’s meeting in kibera was largely considered by his supporters as a good chance for him to react to the ongoing investigation about claims he forged his KCSE certificate ,claims that saw him record a statement with the directorate of criminal investigation in Mombasa Wednesday .
Joho who was accompanied by other leaders including Kilifi governor Jeffa King and his lawyer who happen to be Siaya county senator James Orengo told off those accusing him of being in possession of fake certificates saying it was pure witch hunt mainly from the Jubilee government.
He accused president Kenyatta of causing him untold anguish for his unwavering stand especially in critisizing the poor record of the Jubilee administration for the last four years.