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Babu Owino comes to Sonko's defence after Igathe's resignation

Sonko was also involved in a gun drama on Tuesday evening.

The lawmaker urged Nairobi residents to give Mr Sonko time to deliver his campaign promises, even after the resignation of his deputy Polycarp Igathe.

“Leaders are chosen by God, Nairobians should give Sonko time to deliver,”  the legislator wrote on Facebook.

Service delivery

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Sonko’s service delivery in the city has come under sharp criticism, the most common being the garbage collection standoff and the potholes in key city streets in the capital.

Scorecard

Speaking to NTV in what seemed a scorecard for his tenure in a feature aired on Wednesday last week,  the Governor blamed it on cartels, which he surprisingly vowed to fight in his inauguration speech, and his predecessor Dr Evans Kidero for the woes facing the city residents.

“This problem of garbage collection in Nairobi was supposed to be done by my predecessor (Dr Evans Kidero). He was to do it!” angry Sonko told journalists, deviating from the earlier narrative that he would fix all Nairobi problems in 90 days.

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He added: “Even look at the potholes, Nairobians can’t expect that we can do this work in a fortnight. We need time.”

Hundreds of city residents have chided Sonko for failing to deliver his promises, many matatu operators decrying poor state of the roads and filthy corridors between buildings.

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