OVER 70 MCAs allied to Sonko filed a complaint with police on impersonation of their emails by Clerks in the governor’s impeachment plot.
Tension rocked Nairobi city following a heavy presence of heavily armed security officers in the CBD ahead of the debate of a motion to impeach Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.
Minority Leader Michael Ogada assured MCAs he will proceed with his motion and alleged their counterparts allied to the governor were broke and money was offered to them to withdraw the motion.
However,the motion faces an uphill task with over 70 MCAs who vowed to stand in solidarity with the Governor travelled Kwale county claiming to attend a HIV conference as well as drum support to Msambweni constituency ahead of a 15th December by-election.
“We are not here for money but to assure our Governor that we stand with him and no amount of intimidation will make us change our stand,” said Nairobi west MCA Morris Gari.
Earlier in the day, the MCA’s filed a complaint with the police on impersonation of their emails by rogue county assembly officials who intended to interfere with online voting of the impeachment motion.
The MCA’s accused speaker Benson Mutura of spearheading the irregularities. “This is the welfare of the MCAs of public goodwill. Very soon we will collect signatures to get him out of office,” they vowed.
By the time of going to press, it was hard to contact the MCA’s with word going round that they had checked into an area of low connectivity.
Sonko is supposed to appear before a committee to give his side of the story in regard to three claims against him.
He will appear at around 2:30 pm.