Mike Sonko has been sworn in as the Governor of Nairobi. Sonko and his deputy Polycarp Igathe took oath of office Monday at Uhuru Park where he pledged to transform the face of the capital city.
“You’ve had immense faith in me from the time you elected me as the MP for Makadara and later as your senator. I have never and will never take the confidence you’ve had in me for granted. On many occasions I have gone beyond the call of duty to serve and there will be no exception going forward,” said Sonko in his inauguration speech.
Outgoing Governor Evans Kidero congratulated Sonko for his election victory and wished him great success in governing the city.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto were among other Jubilee officials in attendance.