Leadership crisis in Nairobi County, as Governor Sonko is released on bail

KTN News Dec 15,2019


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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko Can Now Breathe A Sigh Of Relief After The Anti? Corruption Court Released Him On A 15 Million Shillings Cash Bail Pending Conclusion Of His Trial. City Operations Could Soon Be In Limbo After The Court Barred Him From Accessing His City Hall Office.

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja Has Written To The Speaker Of The Senate Ken Lusaka Requesting Him To Urgently Call For A Special Sitting Of The Senate To Discuss The Exceptional Leadership Situation In Nairobi. Sakaja’s Request Is Informed By The  Stringent Bail Terms Given To Nairobi City County Governor Mike Sonko That Include Not Accessing His City Hall Office For The Entire Time Of His Trial. In The Letter Penned On Wednesday, Sajaka Says, Quote, “ Seeing That Nairobi Does Not Have A Deputy Governor As Is The Case Of Kiambu County Where A Similar Direction Has Been Given, Serious Concerns And Questions Have Arisen As To How The County Will Be Run In The Interim Period.”Sakaja Further Says The Special Sitting Will Seek To Give Direction On Whether To Take Legal Or Legislative Action In The Interest Of The People Of Nairobi.