Former Nairobi County governor Mike Sonko today 4th, Feb was taken to court under very tight security. Sonko is facing more than 10 count charges in court. Police who were heavily armed and in full combat unformed escorted the governor to Kahawa law courts where a hearing was scheduled. Sonko has been in police custody for the last 4 days after he was denied bail. Mike Sonko was sermoned by DCI after a video disrespecting the president started to tren online last week. “kuna mlevi mmoja huko sagana” “There is one drunkard in Sagana”. he was then referring to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta. He later played a video of the president from his phone. Mike Sonko was arrested the following day after that rally.
MIKE SONKO POSING FOR A PHOTO AT AN EARLIER EVENT SOURCE FACEBOOK
Sonko has been Named Top 4 Hall Of Shame By NCIC
Sonko has been dramatic in playing dirty politics. After he was elected in 2017 as Nairobi county governor, the deputy resigned six months later. He then staying without a deputy for 3 years even having been mandated to select one. He was later impeached by the county assembly and replaced by Ann Kananu. He is among politicians name in the list of hall of shame by NCIC.
Former Nairobi deputy governor Polycarp Igathe on Wednesday 27th, 2021 sent an affidavit letter seeking an opinion from the high court. According to Igathe who resigned from the office back in 2018, he didn’t receive any feedback from his then-boss Mike Sonko. Igathe resigned on basis that his boss was dishonest. Igathe wants the high court to determine what to do if the resignation letter was not accepted. According to lawmaker Mutula Kilonzo Jnr, There is no legal requirement to accept resignation from your employee. Igathes decision to move to court will have no impact on the current Deputy governor Ann Kananu. Ann Kananu is expected to become the next Nairobi governor after Sonko was impeached late last year.
POLYCARP IGATHE WITH FORMER NAIROBI GOVERNOR MIKE SONKO. SOURCE: FACEBOOK
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is Mike Sonko planning to continue controlling Nairobi County through Ann Kananu?. Kananu was appointed by Mike Sonko a few days before his actual impeachment. Today Kananu officially took power from county speaker to become acting governor. She will now have the power to appoint her Deputy governor of choice who will later be vetted by MCAs. The big question is who will be appointed. This comes just three days after she took the oath of office as deputy governor. Many people compare her with the story of Simon Makonde who was born on Monday and died on Sunday. In a span of 4 days, Kananu has become governor from nowhere with no campaign or elections.
Governor Kananu source :Twitter
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