Uhuru's message to Joho after threatening to stop SGR launch

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a surprise demand from Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho after he threatened to stop the SGR launch...

File Image of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Governor Hassan Joho

Speaking in Mombasa County ahead of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) launch on Wednesday, Kenyatta warned Joho to keep off Jubilee projects and finish one of his own instead of focusing on what Jubilee had accomplished.

"The Governor has been criticising our projects here at the Coast including this SGR project. "He should focus on completing at least one of his own like building dykes or cleaning the city before he starts looking elsewhere," Kenyatta affirmed.The president stated that Jubilee had accomplished the promises it made in 2013 and urged Coast residents to vote for Jubilee during the August 8 election.

Meanwhile, on Monday, the Governor threatened to gate-crash the launch and ask Uhuru to account for the extra Sh100 billion into the project.

Read Also: JOHO'S PLAN TO EMBARRASS UHURU''They think they are going to get away with the SGR, the same way they got away with NYS after swindling our money, they are daydreaming,” joho said on Monday.The rivalry between Joho and the President is set to be renewed during the historic launch where the cargo train trip from Mombasa will be flagged off.

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