Kilifi Governor Amason Jefa Kingi has vowed to lead the Coast leadership and Coast Orange Democratic Movement supporters out of the party.
According to Kingi, formation if Coast political party has been long overdue and come March, 2021, the Kilifi Governor will be leading Coast community to a new political party.
Kingi said Kilifi County leaders have been deliberating about Coastal unity for long saying the leaders are ready to traverse the whole of the region and beyond to sell the new party agenda.
Kingi said for years, the county has been clinging on ODM without much development or direct benefits for its local community.
He said the formation of new Coast political party is unstoppable urging Coast communities not to be destructed by the political noise within and outside the region.
“June is very far for us to launch our new Coast political party, everything is in place and the roll out should not be later than March this year,” said Kingi while addressing journalists at his official residence in Kilifi.
According to the first Kilifi Governor who is currently serving his second and last term, The Coastal counties problems are the same and it is time for Coastal community to unite and focus on their political bargaining power.
“We should no longer play low lying politics only thinking of other political parties which we can join. Let’s grow our own baby for 2022,” said Kingi.
The Kilifi Governor appealed to Coast dwellers to support the new political outfit and be ready to battle other political parties countrywide in the 2022 general elections.
His sentiments were backed by Kilifi County Assembly Speaker Jimmy Kahindi who said Kilifi MCA’s have promised to convince Coastal community on supporting the new Coast party.
The Kilifi leaders move may tumble the ODM party, Kilifi and the entire Coast region being an ODM zone.