Can Miguna Miguna be appointed Deputy Governor of Kenya's capital?

17 May, 2018, 20:34 | Author: Wade Massey
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"Dear Nairobians, it is with a heavy heart that I resign my seat as elected deputy governor of Nairobi City County effective 1pm on 31st Jan 2018".

Speaking in a local FM radio station, Elachi however said Miguna should clear with the immigration department over his citizenship to qualify for the vetting as per the law.

Nairobi County Deputy Communication Director Elkana Jacob shared the letter on his Facebook account but it was greeted with doubt with many City Hall sources reluctant to confirm its details. He is Canadian. That procedure can take us 3-4 months.

"The Constitution is clear that a deputy governor needs to be a Kenyan citizen".

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The announcement was made on Wednesday night, hours after Miguna cancelled his trip to the country after the government declined to grant him unconditional entry or issue him with a Kenyan passport as ordered by the High Court.

Nairobi residents are also eagerly awaiting Miguna's reaction following his nomination.

A section of leaders including Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja have expressed displeasure at the nomination.

Others were former deputy governor Polycarp Igathe; former Town Clerk John Gakuo; businessman Jimnah Mbaru; Karen Nyamu; former Kenya Tourism Board chairman Raymond Matiba; former presidential candidate James Ole Kiyapi; President Uhuru Kenyatta's personal assistant Jomo Gecaga; State House deputy chief of staff Njee Muturi; George Kariuki; Susan Matiba; Planning Principal Secretary Irungu Nyakera; former Nairobi Women Representative Rachel Shebesh; East African Legislation Assembly Member Simon Mbugua; and Nairobi County Women Representative Esther Passaris.

"We want to assure that the National government's work in this initiative is to complement the work of Sonko, the primary responsibility lies with the governor and we have committed to stop the blame games with the objective to revitilise Nairobi", he said.

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