Kenya: Sonko Maintains Miguna as Deputy Governor Nominee

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said he will maintain lawyer Miguna Miguna as his deputy.

"I have chosen Miguna as my deputy and it is the assembly which will decide," Governor Sonko said on Sunday at A.I.P.C.A in Njiru Ward.

The position feel vacant after Mr Polycarp Igathe resigned in January.

Governor Sonko said he will not be distracted by cartels hell-bent on making sure he fails to deliver.

"I will not give room to those who want to derail my vision. My focus is service delivery to Nairobians," he said.

On the corruption crisis blighting the nation, he challenged President Uhuru Kenyatta to make sure those behind the maize and National Youth Service saga are prosecuted.

He was accompanied by County Assembly Majority Leader Abdi Guyo and Chief Whip Chege Mwaura.

Mr Guyo said the governor should be supported to fully deliver on his promises.

"We will never ever impeach Sonko, take it to the bank. Cartels have no role in Sonko's leadership," he said.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Nation

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.