Nairobi battle heats up as Sonko, Waweru submit nomination papers
Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has presented his nomination papers to the Jubilee party offices in Pangani.
Sonko was accompanied by ‘Team Nairobi’ leaders Bishop Margaret Wanjiru and Dagoretti South MP Dennis Waweru, who also presented their papers on Friday afternoon.
Nominated MP Johnson Sakaja was also among the leaders at the party offices. Sakaja earlier quit the race for governor and intends to run for Sonko’s current seat.
Sonko made his submission two days after rival Peter Kenneth presented his nomination papers for his Nairobi governor bid.
On Thursday, the Senator finally got his certificate of good conduct and his educational certificates in order for the nominations.
Receiving the papers on Friday, Jubilee Secretariat Raphael Tuju congratulated the members.
“I congratulate the people who have brought the papers today. The nomination will be a fair process,” Tuju said.
Tuju said the Jubilee party’s focus is to get Nairobi to become a Jubilee county adding “we enjoy immense support in the city.”
‘Team Nairobi still together’