Nairobi County Governor, Mike Sonko is on the offence after city lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to ‘disband a functionally dead Nairobi County government.’
Ahmednasir alias the ‘Grandmullah’ asked Uhuru to take over the Sonko led government and take over all its functions and services.
The County Goverment of Nairobi is functionally dead. It is a national disaster. It will only get worse. I petition HE Uhuru @UKenyatta to exercise his constitutional prerogative and disband the county government and for the national government to takeover all services/functions.
— Ahmednasir Abdullahi SC (@ahmednasirlaw) May 10, 2018
Hitting back at the lawyer, Sonko has accused the city lawyer of being a ‘conman’ who also intimidates judges.
“Buree kabisa & u should stop intimidating Judges,” the governor said on Twitter.
Sonko also made reference to the eight year Temple Point Resort case where the senior counsel dragged him to court accusing him of conspiring to defraud a German couple of the luxurious hotel valued at about Sh1 billion.
“U conman Ahmednassir after obtaining millions from your German client with all your Cornell University degrees vs my Kamiti, Shimo Prisons & KEMU degrees I still beat U at the High Court & Court of Appeal in the Temple Point case,” he further stated.
In the recent past, Sonko named Interior PS Karanja Kibicho as one of the government officials trying to undermine and plotting to harm him.
In a recording doing rounds on the internet, the PS is heard saying that ‘if I decided to go after Sonko, then he would not last a day.’
Sonko, during an interview on one of the local radio stations that the PS has been pushing him to nominate a Kikuyu as the Deputy governor.
“The Deputy Governor will be a Kikuyu because they have a larger population that supported me. Let me choose the Kikuyu I want, a technocrat, a professional, an elite and not the one Karanja Kibicho wants.”
Why is PS Karanja Kibicho so focused on fighting Sonko? Why all these fights bwana PS? Ndugu @mwendanjoka the PS need not be focused on doing bad things to those he doesn't like. Tell KK to go slow. pic.twitter.com/8pUyx6a8bH
— Robert Alai (@RobertAlai) May 11, 2018
Here are some of the reactions to the ongoing feud:
— Tony Wanga (@tonymudaki) May 11, 2018
— Африканский (@ougomandela) May 11, 2018
Now the FAILED Governor has put his spree in the social media.VERY NAIVE who can't withstand the simplest critique.Nairobi county FAILED MISERABLY.Dissolving it is the ONLY SOLUTION
— Harmonic Abass ? (@abassmohamed77) May 11, 2018
@MikeSonko you have let nairobians down. Running a county isn't like running a matatu business. How do you hire goons to attack Muriuki just bcoz you thought he'll challege your administration. Now you are on @ahmednasirlaw bcoz he has criticised u. Good Leaders accept criticism
— Thomas N G (@ThomasGitau) May 11, 2018
Nairobians have been complaining of the bad state of roads, the drainage system, congestion and traffic, some of the things that he promised to take care of in his first 100 days in office.
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