Businessman Quits Job to Join Bid for Governorship of Nairobi

The ruling Jubilee Party has paired flamboyant senator Mike Sonko with businessman Polycarp Igathe to run for the Nairobi governorship - seen as the country's top job. Deputy President William Ruto says Sonko is the solution to the problems facing the capital.

Mike Sonko, left, the Jubilee Party's gubernatorial nominee for Nairobi , with deputy governor nominee Polycap Igathe in the county on May 17, 2017.


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