Sonko took over from Evans Kidero as the Governor in 2017 and reshaped Nairobi County making it better for investing and living in it. He was elected as the Governor in 2017 by 80 percent of voters in Nairobi County defeating veteran politicians like Evans Kidero and Ferdinand Waititu who were also in the 2017 gubernatorial race.
Sonko formed the Sonko rescue team while still a senator, the Sonko rescue team was a Non governmental organisation that provided services to the people especially the people in the informal settlement of Nairobi County. The sonko rescue services is greatly helping the people of Nairobi County up to date.
While the Governor of Nairobi County sonko believed in sports and talent among the young people of Nairobi, he constructed a world class stadium in Dandora which has helped in promoting talent in the area.
Being a leader who values education for the young people Sonko introduced free Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) in Nairobi County and also ensured that the children received free milk from brookside.
In the health sector the governor made sure that the health sector undergoes tremendous growth by upgrading them with new facilities, he renovated many hospitals across the county and made maternal services free in all the Government hospitals in Nairobi.
Governor Mike Sonko has done alot for the people of Nairobi and Kenya in general ever since he was an member of parliament, and that's why Nairobians love him and respect him alot. Respect Sonko.
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