Speculation over governor’s massive wealth

By Standard reporter | Friday, May 17th 2019 at 08:43
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A Governor is the talk of town over his seemingly sudden source of wealth. The county chief who is doing his second and last term in office is swimming in so much cash that he is said to have acquired a helicopter and high-end vehicles.

He has also acquired several properties in plush residential estates in the city. Those who have interacted with the politician say that of late he is also very philanthropic; a character trait he did not exhibit a few months ago.

Speculations is rife that the county boss is being funded by another influential politician who is eyeing the presidency, with the agreement that he will return the same favour during the 2022 general election by mobilizing his community to vote for him.

In other news…

A politician is under pressure from his colleagues to apologize to his party boss to end the woes he is currently facing.

The man who holds a plum leadership position has been at loggerheads with his party leader and other officials for over a year now.

This is after he started warming his way to a rival camp in defiance to a stand taken by his party. Friends of the leader under siege have advised him to bury the hatchet with his erstwhile friends- turned-foes for his own political survival.

It will be interesting to see if the stubborn politician will yield to pressure and apologise as demanded

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