President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with newly elected Azimio leaders in Mombasa and Kilifi.
The meeting took place at outgoing Mombasa governor Hasaan Ali Joho’s office
Details of the meeting were not revealed as no media were allowed in.
After the meeting, the leaders proceed to Barka restaurant for lunch.
Present in the meeting were outgoing Mombasa governor Hassan Joho, Gideon Mung’aro (Kwale), Mombasa governor-elect Abdulswamad Nassir together with his deputy Francis Thoya.
Abdulswamad Nassir was on Tuesday, August 30 declared the governor-elect for Mombasa County.
Abdulswamad garnered 119,083 votes, flooring the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Hassan Omar Hassan who got 98,105votes.
He was elected alongside his running mate, Francis Thoya, and will succeed outgoing boss Hassan Ali Joho who served for two terms since 2013.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Mombasa County Returning Officer Swalah Yusuf presented the candidate with his certificate at the county tallying centre.
The race also attracted the outgoing Mombasa Deputy Governor William Kingi of PAA, former Nyali MP Hezron Awiti (VDP) and independent candidate Daniel Kitsao.
Upia’s Shafii Makazi and Usawa Kwa Wote Said Abdhalla were also seeking to succeed Hassan Joho.