WOOING COAST VOTES

(PHOTOS): Thousands attend Kenya Kwanza rally in Mombasa

Kwale governor Salim Mvurya, and his deputy Fatuma Achani joined the team.

In Summary

• Ruto said the agenda of the dishonest leaders is to lie to Kenyans and add pain to the overburdened ordinary people.

• ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula, and a number of MPs allied to the alliance attended the rally.

Deputy President William Ruto addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Deputy President William Ruto addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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Deputy President William Ruto led the Kenya Kwanza Alliance for a mega rally in Tononoka Grounds, Mombasa on Saturday.

Deputy President William Ruto addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Deputy President William Ruto addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula, and a number of MPs allied to the alliance attended the rally.

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and his Ford Kenya and former Mombasa senator Omar Hassan waving to Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and his Ford Kenya and former Mombasa senator Omar Hassan waving to Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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The leaders are on their second day in the coastal region to mobilise the locals to support their team in the August 9 election.

Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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Earlier during the day, they addressed Kwale residents at Kwale stadium, where they welcomed area Governor Salim Mvurya, and his deputy Fatuma Achani to the team.

Mombasaresidents attends Kenya Kwanza Alliance rally at Tononoka gounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Mombasaresidents attends Kenya Kwanza Alliance rally at Tononoka gounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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Some of the local MPs who accompanied the DP are Kassim Tandaza (Matuga), Khatib Mwashetani (Lunga Lunga), Benjamin Tayari (Kinango), Aisha Jumwa (Malindi), Faisal Abdalla (Msambweni), Anwar Loitiptip (Lamu), Owen Baya (Kilifi North), Mohamed Ali (Nyali), and Athumani Sharif of Lamu East).

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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Ruto asked the people of Mombasa not to support ODM leader Raila Odinga, whom he described as the government’s project.

Mombasa residents attends Kenya Kwanza Alliance rally at Tononoka grounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Mombasa residents attends Kenya Kwanza Alliance rally at Tononoka grounds on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
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Speaking on Saturday in Kwale where he launched several county and national government projects, the DP said citizens have become wise enough not to fall prey to deceitful leaders who can’t be accounted for.

Ford kenya Moses Wetangula addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Ford kenya Moses Wetangula addressing Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.

Ruto said the agenda of the dishonest leaders is to lie to Kenyans and add pain to the overburdened ordinary people.

The DP said locals won’t give in to the deep state plan and will elect leaders of their own choice, not the proposed one.

Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Mombasa residents at Tononoka grounds during the rally on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Image: DPPS