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Sextortion link in Joho, Jumwa wars – Weekly Citizen




Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has accused Mombasa governor Hassan Joho of trying to lure her to bed and when she told him a big no, he started embarking on a campaign to have her kicked out of ODM.
Jumwa is now linked to the Kiuno faction within deputy president William Ruto’s Tanga tanga movement.
Jumwa said the governor was behind her tribulations in the ODM party, saying he was out to frustrate her politically.
She has now declared war on Joho and threatened to expose the governor who also happens to be the ODM deputy party leader.
Speaking during a meeting with Malindi residents, Jumwa said Joho had been trying to lure her to bed but she resisted forcing him to a start smear campaign against her.
Jumwa and Suleiman Dori of Msambweni were expelled from ODM following a decision by the party’s national executive council.
ODM national executive council resolved to adopt a report by the party disciplinary committee which recommended the expulsion of the two lawmakers over alleged gross misconduct.


As things stand, the die is cast for the two rebel MPs and only courts can save them. Said to annoy top ODM luminaries has engaged Kipchumba Murkomen to battle their expulsion.
Murkomen is one of William Ruto’s strategists and engaging him was seen as slapping ODM Raila Odinga in the face.
We have information that the move to expel the two and eventually have a by-election has blessings from a section in Jubilee who believe it will sound a warning to the ruling party of those openly hitting out at Uhuru Kenyatta.
Targeted are MPs Moses Kuria of Gatundu South and Bahati’s Kimani Ngunjiri Already, secret files have been opened against the two that if they continue attacking Uhuru, they will face criminal charges and disciplinary action in Jubilee.
Edwin Sifuna who is a member of ODM’s Nec and also the party secretary general, and an ally of Joho has openly stated that the party resolved to forward the recommendation for Jumwa and Dori’s expulsion to the national governing council for immediate action.
Aware of the rebels’ plans, Sifuna hinted the two lawmakers were free to challenge the decision in court.
Already, to clip their wings in parliament, minority whip Junet Mohamed wrote to national assembly speaker Justin Muturi for the removal of the two MPs from any committee they sit on by virtue of being ODM members.
On December 4 last year, the ODM disciplinary committee recommended the expulsion of Jumwa and Dori as well as seven MCAs — six from Homa Bay and Immaculate Adhiambo of Busia — who were accused of disobeying party decisions.
“Having looked at the report by the disciplinary committee, the national executive council of the party adopted the report.The Nec will invite the members recommended for expulsion to appear before it at a special Nec meeting to be held early next year,” Sifuna’s missive dated December 4 read.
Already, Jumwa and Dori have been dewhipped from all parliamentary committees.
Former Matuga MP Hassan Mwanyora, also county ODM chairperson, said the two leaders have no grounds to blame Joho over their expulsion from the party.
The two, in a letter copied to the ODM national governing council punched holes in disciplinary committee’s decision to expel them.
In the letter, Murkomen said the two MPs are aware of ODM’s position to support government initiatives under the building bridges initiative.
To Murkomen, the disciplinary process flouted rules of natural justice and the right to a fair hearing under ODM’s constitution.
The show-cause why letter from chairman John Mbadi, according to Murkomen, was vague on grounds that it indicated Mbadi had received complaints regarding conduct and utterances of the two legislators, alleging such was incompatible with leaders elected on an ODM ticket.
ODM party is preparing to face Murkomen in court to sustain the expulsion and have by-elections held. We could not establish if it is true that in order to buy time, the rebel MPs were planning to involve the office of the Registrar of Political Parties for Arbitration.

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