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Shakombo bids Wiper bye, joins Jubilee Party

Former Cabinet minister Suleiman Shakombo

Former Cabinet minister Suleiman Shakombo has ditched Wiper Party for Jubilee terming the exit of Hassan Omar as a blow to party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and the larger NASA fraternity.

Speaking in Mombasa while launching the UhuRuto re-election in the region yesterday, Shakombo who unsuccessfully vied for the Likoni parliamentary seat, said Wiper has no future in the Coast owing to the dominance of Raila Odinga-led ODM, also a Nasa affiliate.

Shakombo lost to ODM’s Mishi Mboko.He said he will team up with immediate former Likoni MP Masoud Mwahima to ensure Uhuru gets double the votes he garnered in Likoni in the August 8 election.

His resignation comes barely after Wiper secretary general Hassan Omar and moved to court to annul the re-election of Ali Hassan Joho.

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