Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho on Wednesday wrote off medical bills amounting to Sh 2 million owed by the patients in Mombasa County Hospitals.

Through his twitter handle on Wednesday, Joho said that the act was a way to enable the victims joins their loved ones in the New Year celebrations, which is five days away.

“About 50 patients went home to join their families in the New Year celebrations. Consequently over KSh. 2,000,000 worth of medical bills was written off,” Mr Joho wrote on Wednesday.

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In his subsequent tweets, Joho justified the expenditure, adding that it was in line with the County’s need to serve the people of Mombasa.

“This is in line with my Government’s commitment to prioritize the health of its citizens. The County Government of Mombasa will continue to equip the hospital and all other medical facilities to ensure convenient access to quality healthcare for all,” he said.

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Expensive shoes

Meanwhile, the ODM Deputy Party leader has once again appeared in the Sh33,000 Lo-Top Sneakers labelled "Ralf", barely a week after bringing the internet to a standstill with his Louis Vuitton sneakers valued at Sh92, 000, Joho has shared another image wearing a pair of expensive Lo-Top Sneakers labelled "Ralf".

Joho shared a photo of himself in a chopper while rocking the white sneakers worth a cool Sh33,000 on Boxing Day.