Editor's Review

  • Mike Sonko moves to court frustrating acting governor Benson Mutura.
  • The former governor has dragged Mutura to court over recent vetting of Anne Kananu as deputy governor. 

Politician Mike Sonko has moved to court to oppose vetting of Anne Kananu as deputy governor.

The politician who was impeached in December 2020 also wants the court to reverse appointments by acting Governor Benson Mutura.

Sonko accused Mutura of exercising unlimited powers of an elected governor.

Under a certificate of urgency, through his lawyer Harrison Kinyanjui, Sonko wants the Nairobi Anti-Corruption court to issue conservatory orders on the two issues he has raised until the matter is determined.

He further wants any vetting of Mwenda stopped arguing that he had revoked her nomination as deputy governor on December 7, 2020.

Sonko also pointed out that on February 17, 2020, Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi also stopped the vetting and approval of Ms Mwenda as his deputy governor.