Petitioner wants Sonko’s pick for deputy barred from office

An undated picture of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko (left) with Anne Kananu Mwenda, whom he nominated on January 6, 2020, for the position of deputy governor. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • The plaintiff Peter Odhiambo is urging the high court to declare the appointment of Ms Mwenda as an affront to the Constitution.
  • The anti-corruption court chief magistrate Douglas Ogot barred Sonko from accessing his office and discharging his duties.

A petitioner has moved to the High Court seeking to block recently appointed deputy governor of Nairobi County Ms Anne Kananu Mwenda from assuming office.

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