Though he has not openly declared his come back into serious political campaigns in Mombasa, former Mombasa County Senator Hassan Omar Sarai maybe soon in active 2022 politics.
Sarai, a dedicated and effective Senator who served Mombasa County between 2013 and 2017 maybe silently strategising for 2022 Mombasa county governorship seat.
Recently there has been all indications that Sarai is making a strong come back into the political scene with his supporters clearly indicating that Sarai is ready to take head on anyone who will show interest in the seat.
The former Mombasa Senator ditched the Wiper Democratic Party as its Secretary General after losing the gubernatorial battle to the current Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho.
In the 2017 general election, Sarai came third after Joho and Suleiman Shahbal.
He appealed the results in an election petition that was later thrown out by the Mombasa high court.
Sarai maybe reconstituting a serious political circle that will works towards sailing him into the county top seat.
The former Mombasa Senator is currently a close ally of Deputy President William Ruto.
During his leadership Sarai would closely put the Mombasa county government in check, a move that yielded major political fall-put between him and his former political ally and Governor Ali Hassan Joho.
Sarai raised major concerns over misuse of Mombasa county government funds that led to Joho appearing before the senate to defend himself over the grave allegations of embezzlement of county funds.
The inner political conflict between Sarai and Joho forced Sarai to make attempts of replacing the governor in 2017 Mombasa county gubernatorial battle.
Though he did not succeed, Sarai is making a comeback in 2022 politics aiming at taking over from Joho after his second term lapses.
Sarai joins the 2022 Mombasa gubernatorial competition after Mvita MP Abdulswamad Sharif Nassir and his Kisauni counterpart Ali Mbogo announced that they are heading to the top county seat come 2022 general election.
The two have been strategising on how each can floor his opponent in the Mombasa stiff governorship seat battle.