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Sonko divulged that his experience in campaigns shows him who will win the August elections.

Even as his political future is staring at a dead-end following his impeachment, Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko still believes the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance is poised for victory. 

In an interview with K24 TV on Sunday, Sonko divulged that his experience in campaigns shows him ODM leader Raila Odinga will win the August elections.

According to the former Governor, the Azimio enjoys political support across the country as opposed to the Jubilee party which relied on only Mt Kenya and Rift Valley to win elections.

"I am 100 percent sure that Azimio is going to win. I have been in the presidential campaign in 2013 and 2017 and our main blocks were Rift Valley and Mt Kenya, In Azimio, we are all over," he said.

{Mike Sonko campaigns. IMAGE: COURTESY}

Sonko who is eyeing the Mombasa Governor seat risks being locked out of the race after the IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati listed him as those who will not be cleared to vie.

Another candidate locked out is Kiambu UDA senate Aspirant Karungo Thangwa.

The two leaders were impeached from office over graft-related charges.

IEBC Chair Chebukati said impeached Governors and other leaders are legally not supposed to be cleared to vie.

Sonko was also among the list of 241 persons listed by EACC as unfit to vie.