Sonko replaces Leboo Morintat as acting county secretary

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko with county officials including Leboo Morintat during an executives' meeting at City Hall on January 19, 2018. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The governor made the move amid plans for his impeachment, the notice having been tabled last week by Minority Whip Peter Imwatok (Makongeni).
  • The governor has appointed Urban Planning Chief Officer Justus Kathenge to replace Mr Morintat.
  • Mr Morintat's replacement is not an isolated case as Sonko has been making changes said to target those who will not bow to his whims.
  • There has been drama at City Hall over the removal of several people, including Speaker Beatrice Elachi, from office.

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has replaced his right-hand man, Leboo Morintat, as acting county secretary as he battles to remain in control at City Hall.

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