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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, according to some, is a battle-hardened politician who made a name for himself by being a flamboyant, selfless and hard-core representative who spoke to power in his own terms.

There is, however, a softer side of Sonko.

A side that has in an hour ago delved into matters love and offered advice on marriage.

Through a series of romantic photos with his wife on Instagram, Sonko stated that there is no perfect marriage but couples should learn to love and stay together to weather storms.

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Sonko opined that forgiveness in any relationship was key and called on both parties to appreciate the power of saying sorry.

“No matter what you are going through in your marriage, relationship or life just love your babes, stick to her, stay together, vumilianeni.

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“Ukimkosea sema baby pole, ukichelewa kufika home sema babes pole, akipata sms ya mpango wa kando mpe kipindree alafu mwambie babes pole, akikushika na dame/ chali mwambie babes nakupenda nisamehe.

“Watu wengi huvunja relationship zao coz ya kushindwa kusema babes I'm sorry I love you forgive me. Ninani ashawai kosea mpenzi wake akakubali?” posed Sonko.

In October 2018, the city boss tweeted “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great,” a perfect summary of his love story and rise to the top.

Sonko's TBT [Photo: Courtesy]

Coincidentally, most of his throwback photos feature moments with ‘pimped out’ matatus.

A business venture he has credited in several interviews as among the early profitable portfolios that made him money.

Just this week, Sonko disclosed to Ken Mijungu that he has over 100 logbooks and that his wife was the first post-colonial proprietor in transport to import double-decker buses.