Uhuru Replaces Sonko And Takes Control Of Nairobi

Uhuru has taken control of the Nairobi County Government. 

The national government has taken over the functions of Nairobi County Government effective Tuesday evening.

Mike Sonko signed off the management of the county to Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa at an impromptu event at State House, Nairobi. The event was witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and Attorney General Paul Kihara.

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Kanze Dena, the State House spokesperson said;

In a landmark agreement signed at State House today, Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa in concurrence with H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, signed an agreement, handing over functions of the Nairobi County Government to the National Government, pursuant to Article 187 of the Constitution

Under the agreement, the national government will take over County Health services, County Transport services, County Public Works, Utilities and Ancillary services and County Government Planning and Development functions.

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