Yesterday Mombasa Senator chose a running mate who is a hotelier and goes by the name Linda Mariwa Shuma, to be his partner on the Mombasa county governorship race.
Ms Shuma is a business lady who runs a catering business that deals mainly with corporate and social events. She is also the president of Lions Club Mombasa Bahari branch.
Hassan Omar expressed confidence in unseating governor Hassan Joho come August.
However, it turned out that Kenyans on social media were more concerned with her unusual name, and not what she will do for Mombasa. Some tweets were downright funny, and others quite offensive.
See some of them below.