Peter Kenneth denies bribing Sonko to step down coming from Nairobi race

Kenya news, Former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth (right) with Roysambu legislator Mr Waihenya Ndirangu during the press conference at PCEA Kayole Central on January 22, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO

Nairobi Governor’s seat aspirant Peter Kenneth has challenged his opponents inside Jubilee Party to stop abusive politics however to instead tell residents their development plans.

Speaking at the Kayole PCEA church during a Sunday service, the former Gatanga MP said hate politics will not make anybody to be elected as the Governor of Nairobi.

“For the sake of our Jubilee Party, we need to be seen speaking to each various other rather than speaking against each various other,” he said

Mr Kenneth is usually seeking to win the Jubilee ticket to run as the Nairobi governor against Senator Mike Sonko, Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, Dagoretti South MP Dennis Waweru as well as nominated MP M Johnson Sakaja.


The Sonko camp has since dismissed the one time presidential hopeful, warning him to keep off Nairobi politics.

Mr Kenneth, who told the Sonko-led group of which he is usually not interested in abusive politics, asked them to focus on uniting the party.

Mr Kenneth also refuted claims of which he had offered to pay Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko to step down coming from the governor’s race.

“Why would certainly I pay or bribe someone to step down… bribe itself is usually a crime. of which is usually the people of Nairobi who will choose their leaders,” he said.

He has promised to initiate development projects inside city if elected as well as get a solution to water shortage inside capital among various other issues.


“In 2013, Nairobi residents elected Governor Evans Kidero to manage the city, however they never got a Great manager who is usually keen at bringing developments as well as of which’s why we have poor sewerage systems all over as well as our roads are pathetic. I want to turn Nairobi into the once clean city of which we had years ago,” he said.

He asked those who are yet to register as voters to do so to ensure they vote for Jubilee.

Mr Kenneth was accompanied by several city MPs among the Embakasi North MP James Mwangi Gakuyu, John Ndirangu Kariuki (Embakasi Central), Waihenya Ndirangu (Roysambu North), nominated senator Beatrice Elachi, senatorial aspirant Mutinda Kavemba, quite a few Nairobi MCAs as well as aspirants seeking various political seats inside city.

The Jubilee aspirants said they are supporting Mr Kenneth as well as will not allow hate politics.

Roysambu MP Mr Ndirangu told citizens not to listen to lies of aspirants who are spreading lies about Mr Kenneth by calling him a non-resident.

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