Ojaamong wanted for assaulting man who mentioned Jubilee in bar politics debate


Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong’ is wanted by police for allegedly assaulting a man who mentioned Jubilee in an argument at a bar in Mumias.

Sebastian Khayombe claimed Ojaamong’, an ODM Governor, attacked him after he mentioned the word during a political debate on Wednesday, as they had drinks.

Khayombe, who lectures at St Mary’s Hospital, said the Governor got infuriated and attacked him with a chair, kicks and blows.

He said Ojaamong and two other men fractured his left leg and bruised his shoulders.

Khayombe recorded a statement of the alleged attack at Mumias police station.

He told police they were discussing matters including which political party between Jubilee and ODM would form the next government after the 2017 general election.

“They became very angry when I mentioned Jubilee and asked why I had mentioned the party in the conversation,” he said. “They shortly started kicking and punching me.”

Khayombe said Ojaamong’ and the two men left the bar in a huff after the attack.

Khayombe has obtained a doctor’s report confirming he suffered leg fracture and that tissues on his left arm and head were swollen.

The Governor’s phone was switched off when the Star contacted him for comment.

A senior police officer at Kakamega police headquarters, who requested not to be named, said: “When you see him tell him to report either to the Mumias DCIO or the OCPD (Mumias police commander).”