Shahbal flip-flops in race to succeed Joho

Businessman Suleiman Shahbal addressing journalists in Mombasa at a past event. 

Photo credit: Kevin Odit | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Mombasa businessman Suleiman Shahbal has been eyeing political seats for as long as many locals recall.
  • Mr Shahbal’s was recently endorsed by Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka to contest the governor position.

For a politician, positioning oneself with the right party coupled with a good bank account before gunning for a seat should be top priority.

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