Karungo Thang'wa who is vying for the Kiambu Senator position on a UDA party ticket ( Photo Courtesy) The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, has temporarily been barred from clearing Karungo wa Thang'wa who is contesting the Kiambu Senator position on a United Democratic Alliance party ticket. In a Wednesday ruling, the High Court argued that Thang'wa is not fit to hold public office and that the electoral agency should not accept his nomination documents.
His Excellency Mike Mbuvi Sonko, the former governor of Nairobi, suffered a major loss in his candidacy for the Governorship of Mombasa a few days ago. This came after two people took the Honorable Sonko to court to prevent him from presenting his IEBC nomination papers. Mike Sonko has now accomplished a great deal in this matter.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have been urged not to clear aspirants with questionable integrity. Coast Cival Society groups have urged IEBC not to clear leaders with pending graft cases that are aspiring to vie in the upcoming August elections. Haki Africa Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Hussein Khalid said IEBC, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have a chance to prove to Kenyans that they can stop corruption by blocking aspirants with graft cases from vying.
The race for Mombasa gubernatorial seat is expected to witness a heavy competition among Orange Democratic Movement aspirant Abdulswamad Shariff, Wiper party candidate Mike Mbuvi Sonko who is facing uncertainity whether he will be in the race for Mombasa gubernatorial seat and United Democratic Alliance candidate Hassan Omar. Mizani Africa has today released an opinion poll that has Wiper candidate Mike Mbuvi Sonko leading with 34.6% of the participants, ODM's Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir comes second with 27.1% and UDA's Hassan Omar comes third with 26.3%.
The Mombasa High Court denied a motion to withdraw a complaint attempting to prevent former Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sоnkо from running for governor of Mombasa in the August 9 elections. Justice John Mativo denied the petitioner's request to withdraw the petition on Tuesday, May 24, ruling that their plea did not meet the required conditions for the case to be dismissed.
Former Nairobi Governer, Hon Mike Sonko, who is seeking to be elected as the second Governer of Mombasa county using Wiper ticket has suffered another blow with few months remaining before general election. According to the report, High Court has yet again issues an order that will bar Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) from receiving, verifying and even evaluating his nominations papers.
Former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has surprised his opponents in the latest opinion poll carried out in Mombasa county. Sonko recently has had a lot of saga, lately a woman has taken him to court demanding to be paid almost half a million over allegations that they sired a child with him.
Happy Birthday, Mike Sonko Celebrates Adopted Son’s Birthday 8 Years After He Escaped The Likoni Attack
Former Nairobi boss known as Mike Sonko has celebrated his son Satrine Osinya on his 10th birthday. It shall be recalled that the controversial Nairobi businessman and politician adopted both Satrine Osinya and his elder brother gift after the duo lost their mum in an attack that happened at Likoni in 2014.
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko shares a very touching and inspirational birthday of Satrine Osinya one of his adopted children who was turning 10 years old. Osinya and his Older brother Sonko was adopted Mike Sonko family 8 years ago where they start feeling the presence of them as part of their family.
The 2022 Mombasa Gubernatorial race will be a tough contest between 3 political bigwigs.The Governor Hassan Joho succesion race will be between Abdulswamad Nassir of the Orange Democratic Movement Party, Senator Hassan Omar of UDA and Mike Sonko on a Wiper ticket. Mizani Africa Limited has released poll results to show who is likely to win the seat of the election were to be held today.
Tuesday the 24th of May was indeed a special day for the family of former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, and this is because one of its members Satrine Osinya officially turned 10 years old. And on marking the young one's birthday, Sonko's wife Primrose Mbuvi made sure that the day was indeed a special one.
High Court Makes Major Decision After Petitioners Sought to Stop Sonko From Contesting in The Mombasa Gubernatorial Race
The high Court has rejected a number of petitions that were presented by several people who wanted the former Governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko to be barred from contesting for the position of the governor of Mombasa. Photo :Courtesy According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that several petitioners went to court to stop Sonko from contesting.
Away from the political realm,former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko is a loving father.Besides his biological children,Sonko is also a father to other children he has adopted.Known to the public are Gift and Satrine Osinya who lost their mother in back in 2014 after the al Shabaab terror group raided.
Photo courtesy The former Nairobi County governor honorable Mike Mbuvi Sonko has sparked mixed reactions among Kenyans on social media after sharing photos of birthday party of his adopted son by the name Satrine Osinya. Sonko adopted baby Satrine together with his elderly brother nine years ago after Likoni tragedy whereby alleged AL shaabab attacked their territory hence killing their parents and escaped from that tragedy.
Satrine Osinya(Photo/Courtesy). Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has taken to social media to wish his adopted son Satrine Osinya a happy birthday as he turns a year older. Sonko said that ever since Osinya became part of his family 8 years ago after adopting him, he has been a source of happiness and a blessing.
Mombasa county which is regarded as Raila Odinga's stronghold has shown an interesting twist in the gubernatorial race following the entry of Ex Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko who has now caused a lot of panic in ODM camp. Raila Odinga's point man Abdulswamad Nassir who was regarded as the strongest contender in the Mombasa Gubernatorial Race is currently facing hard times as opinion polls has placed him in position two.
Former governor of Nairobi Mike Sonko has received anteater big blow after the High Court in Nairobi issued an order stopping him from vying for the upcoming general elections. Justice Anthony issued an order which ordered the IEBC from approving the nomination papers by Sonko to vie for governorship in Mombasa.
Recently a petition was filed by a lawsuit attempting to bar Mike Sonko from running for Mombasa governor. Sonko was awarded a ticket by wiper party to run for Mombasa's gubernatorial seat. However the lawsuit were alleging that since sonko was removed from Nairobi governorship, he's unfit to run for office.
The former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko today has suffered a fresh blow after the Mombasa county court made a ruling. The court has denied the petitioner from with drawing the case he had presented to the court. The petitioner claims that he lately learned that the impeachment processor Sonko was driven political and not as she thought initial that it was accordance to the constitution.
Corruption and misuse of public wealth behind politicians has been leading topics in Kenya. Off late former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko was blocked from vieng for gubernatorial seat in Mombasa. Today Kimilili Member of parliament is in hot soup after police impounded CDF vehicle branded his photos together with photos of deputy president William Ruto.