Joho Steps Out in Ksh180K Shirt [PHOTOS]

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    Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho launches the Tudor- Moroto water supply in Mombasa on Sunday, August 2, 2020
  • Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho once again showcased his love for opulence when he stepped out in a Ksh 188,000 Versace shirt on Sunday, August 2.

    On that day, Joho commissioned the Tudor- Moroto water supply that will benefit up to 15,000 residents in the informal settlement area in Mombasa.

    "The County Government of Mombasa through the Mombasa County Emergency Response Committee on Covid-19 sunk six modern boreholes across the county during this pandemic to help improve further on hygiene and sanitation," Joho stated.

    Versace is an international fashion house founded by the late Italian fashion designer Gianni Maria Versace. The online listing of the shirt worn by Joho indicated that its is priced at $ 1,550. 

    The online listing of the shirt Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho wore on Sunday, August 2, 2020

    When converted to Kenyan currency, it becomes Ksh 167,322. Other websites sell it between $ 1,700 and $ 1,599 (That is Ksh 183,509 - Ksh 172,607).

    The shirt is silk and famously known as the Barocco SS'91 Silk shirt, yellow and black in colour.

    "The Versace Barocco shirt is crafted in the finest quality silk twill featuring the bold Barocco print first seen in Gianni Versace's FW'91 collection," the shirt is described on the firm's website.

    The shirt which has a 'Versace Tribute' label, is a long sleeve and a button-up. It is 100% silk and dry clean only recommended. 

    Versace designers also recommend one to handle it delicately, not to bleach or tumble dry and should be ironed on low temperature. It is designed for the male gender and comes in different sizes. 

    Joho matched it with black jeans, a black cap engraved with his name and white rubber shoes. 

    The governor is famous for splashing money on expensive designs. On Monday, January 6, he got Kenyans talking after he was spotted with a Versace worth Ksh 46,000. He has also been spotted in a pair of Louis Vuitton sneakers worth Ksh 344, 000, another one worth Ksh 92,000, and a gold watch worth Ksh 23.4 million.

    On Thursday, July 9, Joho shared insights into his wealth stating that he earned it through a hard life. The ODM Deputy Party leader stated that he lives his life independently with resilience, tolerance and philanthropically.

    The Governor noted that he made his first million at the tender age of 20. 

    From left: Comedian Daniel Ndambuki (Churchill) with Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho on Sunday, August 2, 2020