Tag: Mike Sonko

Sonko rejects Sh25m inauguration, wants money used to pay Nairobi staff

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sonko rejects Sh25m inauguration, wants money used to pay Nairobi staff

Mike Sonko has rejected the Sh25 million set aside for his inauguration as Nairobi Governor, saying it should be used to offset the one-month arrears owed to county employees. The amount was allocated by the Assumption of Office Committee following his victory against ODM’s Evans Kidero on August 8. Sonko, who was Senator, has ordered […]

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Start packing because I will be elected Nairobi governor, Sonko tells Raila

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Start packing because I will be elected Nairobi governor, Sonko tells Raila

Nairobi Jubilee party gubernatorial candidate Mike Sonko has sensationally turned down a request by National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders to join the opposition with a promise to be fronted as Machakos County gubernatorial candidate. Speaking in Embakasi East constituency after attending a church service on Sunday, Sonko said he was approached by NASA presidential candidate […]

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Sonko risks 6 month jail term should he fail to produce MRC Chair

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sonko risks 6 month jail term should he fail to produce MRC Chair

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 12 – A Mombasa court has given Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko a further 14 days to either produce Mombasa Republican Council Chairman Omar Mwamnuadzi or face six months in prison if unable to pay a Sh1 million fine. Senior Principal Magistrate Francis Kyiambia said Sonko must produce Mwamnuadzi for whom he acted […]

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Governor Kidero Takes Swipe at “Comedian” Mike Sonko

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Governor Kidero Takes Swipe at “Comedian” Mike Sonko

Nairobi County Governor Dr Evans Kidero has described senator Mike Sonko as a comedian who can’t be entrusted with running the capital city. Speaking on Monday, the governor said that the Nairobi senator is unsuitable for the position of governor. He took a swipe at Sonko’s plans for the city, saying they are ill-informed and untenable. “We […]

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Jubilee Party confident of winning Nairobi governor’s seat

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jubilee Party confident of winning Nairobi governor’s seat

The Jubilee Party on Wednesday exuded confidence of winning the Nairobi governor’s seat after pairing Mike Sonko with Polycarp Igathe. Deputy President William Ruto backed the team, describing Senator Sonko, who is Jubilee Party’s nominee for the county’s top job, as the solution to the problems facing the capital. At a press conference he personally […]

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