Polycarp Igathe Sonko Message after Igathe’s resignation

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Sonko breaks silence

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko play Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko (Facebook)

Governor Mike Sonko has sent his first message following the resignation of his Deputy Polycarp Igathe, which will take effect on January 31, 2018.

A missive from County Communication Office seen by indicated that Mr. Sonko had received Mr. Igathe's resignation letter which hit headlines on Friday evening.

play Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko (left) and Deputy Polycarp Igathe (Facebook)


According to the Governor’s communication team, he (Sonko) was currently considering the former Vivo managing director’s letter and will be issuing a statement to the public in due time.

“The Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has received a letter of resignation from Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe . The Governor is considering the letter and will issue a comprehensive statement later," the press release reads.

On Friday evening, Mr. Igathe shocked Kenyans when he stated that he will be resigning from his position as the Deputy Governor of Nairobi.

He revealed that among the things that led to him to resign is lack of trust between him and Governor Mike Sonko.


Igathe claimed that he has failed to earn the trust of Governor Mike Sonko to enable him to serve the people of Nairobi as promised during campaigns.

Dear Nairobians, it is with a heavy heart that I resign my seat as elected Deputy Governor of Nairobi City County effective 1 pm on 31st Jan 2018,” read his letter.

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