Primerose Mbuvi, Nairobi County Governor, Mike Sonko’s wife is a worried woman after her husband fled their Nairobi home after Interior Ministry scaled down his security detail from 26 to 5 officers.
Speaking to a local TV station, Ms Mbuvi said that the embattled county boss is afraid for his and so are their children.
“Since Friday, sijaona my husband, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. He has not been around in his Nairobi home because of the security, he fears for his life,” the first lady disclosed.
Ms Mbuvi explained that officers guarding their homes have also been recalled.
“Security has been withdrawn; both for night and day. All have been taken away including his bodyguards. We are living in fear; especially the children who are not used to this kind of life,” she said, adding that they are now “sleeping alone, we don’t know what will happen. We only have hopes in our God.”
On Tuesday, it was revealed that the governor was at his Mua Hills home in Machakos County and has been holding meetings with county officials.
Defending the move, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i said that ‘no politician deserves to be protected by 26 policemen.’
“Let us learn to use common sense as well. We can’t move a police station to your office,” Matiang’i said.
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