Sharon Otieno’s murder could have been hatched by close family members of Governor Okoth Obado, according to a new theory.
A close friend to the family claims the pregnant campus student was probably killed to avoid shame over suspicions that Obado and his son could both have been dating Sharon.
But the governor’s lawyer, Cliff Ombeta, has vehemently dismissed these allegations.
“In fact, a few days before she met her death, Sharon had texted Obado’s son beseeching him to respect her as his mother now that she was carrying his father’s child,” said Ombeta.
Our source claimed Sharon and Obado met during a campaign rally in Migori in late 2016. The two exchanged contacts before Sharon was invited to Obado’s residence.
It was during one of Sharon’s visits that she opened communication with Dan Achola Toto, the governor’s son.
Dan allegedly promised to ensure that Sharon is given a tender at the county government.
“They started dating in April this year and were spotted together in Kisumu and Migori,” said the source who is a close friend to Obado, his son and daughter.
“Sharon feared for her life. She was worried the relative was plotting something bad after realising that she was being monitored and trailed,” said the source, adding that the idea of poisoning Sharon was even considered.
The source claims that Michael Oyamo was close to Obado’s wife, allegations lawyer Ombeta denied.
It is claimed the official personal assistant to the governor is a man known as Kaspal Obiero.
“There was no communication between the wife and all those people mentioned in the saga. The governor’s wife did not have Oyamo’s mobile number and she was less concerned about Sharon,” said Ombeta.
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