FLY ALONE?

Malindi ODM leaders say Kingi's PAA party won't make an impact

Led by veteran politician Jamaal Sheikh, they say Kingi has nothing new to offer the people of Kilifi county.

In Summary

• He asked Kingi to explain to Kilifi residents what he did for them when he was serving as a minister, Magarini MP and now as a governor.

• Sheikh called for peaceful campaigns ahead of next year's polls.

Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi
Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi
Image: ALPHONCE GARI
Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi after declaring that his son Jamaal Gaddafi will vie for the Malindi MP seat
Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi after declaring that his son Jamaal Gaddafi will vie for the Malindi MP seat
Image: ALPHONCE GARI

ODM leaders from Malindi have dismissed the Pamoja African Alliance party associated with Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, saying it will not make an impact.

Led by veteran politician Jamaal Sheikh, they said Kingi has nothing new to offer the people of Kilifi county.

He asked Kingi to explain to Kilifi residents what he did for them when he was serving as a minister, Magarini MP and now as governor.

Sheikh spoke on Saturday after making a declaration that his son, former KTN presenter Jamaal Gadaffi, will run for the Malindi parliamentary seat on the ODM ticket.

"I foresee Kingi flying alone with his PAA party," he said.

Sheikh called for peaceful campaigns ahead of next year's polls.

Gaddafi is among the youth with aspirations of transforming Malindi.

"Whoever is going to lose in the nomination shall support the winner. If I lose, I will support whoever wins," he said.

Gaddafi urged Kenyans to support ODM leader Raila Odinga's presidential bid.

Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi
Veteran Malindi politician Jamaal Sheikh in Malindi
Image: ALPHONCE GARI
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