Peter Kenneth's message to Sonko after he abused him on Citizen TV

Nairobi gubernatorial hopeful Peter Kenneth has issued a strong message to Senator Mike Sonko....

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko and Peter Kenneth

Speaking on Wednesday in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenneth announced that he would not "stoop low" and engage the senator with abuses.The former Gatanga MP said that engaging the senator would not reflect his personality as an individual.“Stay the way you are and let people compare you to other leaders. If we start exchanging abuses here, what will people see?” the 2013 presidential hopeful posed.

Kenneth also challenged Sonko to meet him on the ground to determine the popularity which he claims to have in Nairobi.“How can someone claim to own support in Nairobi and yet some of us were born here and know the dynamics better?” the former MP stated.Last Sunday during a live interview with Citizen TV's Hussein Mohammed, the senator launched a scathing attack on Kenneth and even called him albinoThe senator announced that the former Gatanga MP should apologise to President Uhuru Kenyatta for failing to support him in 2013 elections.

Sonko also stated that he would not step down for Kenneth or accept to be his running mate in their quest to dethrone incumbent Evans Kidero.A section of the public complained the following day over Sonko's utterances compelling him to apologise.The senator admitted that he was very angry and got carried away by emotions during the interview stating that he was provoked by Kenneth who had abused him in the recent past.

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