Sonko denies Ksh.200,000 bribe claims in court


Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko.
Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko. Photo/FILE

In Summary

  • He denied offering Ksh.200,000 to the union officials who are accused of demanding a bribe to call off a strike over unpaid salaries.
  • The Governor however admitted to facing challenges when he took over from his predecessor but quashed claims that the wrangles are persistent.

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has testified against two county union officials who were charged with corruption.

Sonko revealed to the court that he uses people whom he trusts and gadgets to record those who try to solicit for bribes from him.

“I did not offer any offer and anyone who asks for bribe from me, it is known what I do,” said Sonko.

He further denied offering Ksh.200,000 to the union officials who are accused of demanding for a bribe to call off a strike over unpaid salaries.

The Governor however admitted to facing challenges when he took over from his predecessor but quashed claims that the wrangles are persistent.

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