Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho was on Friday 21st May sentenced to 60days in prison or pay a fine of Ksh 250,000 for overseeing the destruction of a private property leading to breach of a court order issued to stop the demolition.
Hilariously, some Kenyans On Twitter offered to take up his place in jail and serve the sentence in exchange of the bail amount.
“HassanAliJoho just give me the 250k and I will serve your jail term” noted Twitter user by the name John hayesk
@HassanAliJoho just give me the 250k and I will serve your jail term
— Johnhayes (@Johnhayesk) May 21, 2021
The flamboyant politician was found quility by the Environment and Land Court Judge, Sila Munyao who ruled that Joho demolished Mombasa tycoon Ashok Doshi’s perimeter wall in Changamwe on May 10, 2019, disregarding a court order issued On March 6, 2019 by Lady Justice Ann Omollo barring the demolition process.
Others were of the opinion that the governor should now step out of public office having been convicted. This come as at a time when the two term Mombasa Governor is eyeing presidency come 2022 election via the Orange Democratic Movement party .