Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko could rejoin a Mombasa gubernatorial race after High Court dismissed a petition that sought to bar candidates with integrity questions from contesting for any elective seats in Kenya.
Justices David Majanja, Chacha Mwita and Mugure Thande said the case touching on
A petition seeking to oust High Court Judge Said Chitembwe has been withdrawn.
John Wangai and Stephen Ooko had petitioned the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to remove Chitembwe from office but said their move lacked natural justice and constitutional merit.
“I wish to confirm that we have
Nairobi Governor Anne Kananu has nominated Paul Mutungi to
deputise her for the remaining 9 months before the August 9, 2022, general
“In this regard, and pursuant to Section Pursuant to Section
32C (1)(a) of the County Governments Act, I do hereby nominate Mr Paul Mutunga
The Court of Appeal rules that Sonko has been out of office for over 10 months and is no longer Nairobi Governor, paving the way for Ann Kananu to be sworn in.
In July this year, The Court of Appeal temporarily stopped the swearing-in of Kananu
Nairobi Deputy Governor Ann Kananu will have to wait longer
before being officially sworn into office as Nairobi County Governor.
This follows a Court of Appeal ruling that slammed breaks on Kananu’s planned swearing-in ceremony pending determination of the matter filed before it on October 22,
Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko has suspended all arrests by Nairobi City County Government Inspectorate and Enforcement officers.
The move follows an outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country and the Governor said the action is to remain in place until further notice to avert the
Drama ensued at a roadblock in Voi when police officers tried to arrest Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko.
Metropol TV understands that Governor Sonko tried to escape arrest after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji issued warrant of arrest on Friday morning for Sonko's