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Stop insulting Joho, ODM warns Kenya Kwanza brigade 

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 04:35 | By
Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho. PD/BONFACE MSANGI

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leadership in Mombasa has asked leaders from the rival United Democratic Alliance (UDA) camp to desist from “persistent name calling of other leaders in their campaigns” and instead stick to issues and selling their agenda ahead of the elections.

 Led by their County ODM Chairman Mohamed Khamis, the leaders castigated their competitors for spending their campaigns and press conferences mentioning names of ODM rivals, saying they were exhibiting signs of running short of ideas.

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“We are extremely shocked by the rate of name calling by some of the local politicians…each and every time they take the campaign stage; they have no agenda to sell to the electorate. Their only agenda is discussing other people. I think this is campaign time and what is important is that everyone should focus on their agendas and desist from mentioning names of people, some who are not even involved in politics,” Khamis said while addressing the press in Mombasa .

Without mentioning names, the ODM chair said the habit of name calling has been a consistent trend and pattern by “certain politicians, fond of targeting particular individuals within or related to ODM, during every campaign season.”

The ODM chair was speaking in apparent reference to Nyali MP Mohamed Ali of UDA and former Senator Hassan Omar who has been the fiercest and constant critics of governor Hassan Joho’s administration.

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