Sonko wants the court to release the Ksh15 million he put up as cash bail in a graft case, according to an application filed in the High Court.
To avoid a financial crisis, he wants to be able to replace the cash bail with other assets as collateral.
He said in his application that he has no other source of income and that he has struggled to pay for his family since his accounts were frozen.
In exchange for his Ksh15 million cash bail, the former governor has put together three high-end autos totaling Ksh30.4 million that he is willing to offer to the court.
Sonko's lawyer, Philip Kaingu, explained to the court that his client has no intention of avoiding court appearances.
Sonko stated in his statement that he himself raised Ksh5 million and that his friends provided the remaining Ksh10 million to secure his release.
Sonko went on to say that Nairobi deputy governor Anne Kananu was not paid Ksh10 million and that she only worked as treasurer to collect money from friends.
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